This camera stream is being broadcast near the
Westmoreland Conservancy McGinnis Nature Reserve in Murrysville,
PA. The camera is inside a bluebird nest box.
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Eastern Bluebirds live in open country around trees, but
with little understory and sparse ground cover. They’re
most common along pastures, agricultural fields,
suburban parks, backyards, and golf courses.
Food sources include insects caught on the ground are a
bluebird’s main food for much of the year. Major prey
include caterpillars, beetles crickets, grasshoppers,
and spiders. In fall and winter, bluebirds eat large
amounts of fruit including mistletoe, sumac,
blueberries, black cherry, tupelo, currants, wild holly,
dogwood berries, hackberries, honeysuckle, bay,
pokeweed, and juniper berries.
Eastern Bluebirds put their nests in natural cavities or
in nest boxes or other artificial refuges. After a male
Eastern Bluebird has attracted a female to his nest site
(by carrying material in and out of the hole, perching,
and fluttering his wings), the female does all the nest
building. She makes the nest by loosely weaving together
grasses and pine needles, then lining it with fine
Clutch Size: 2–7 eggs
Number of Broods: 1-3 broods
Egg Length: 0.7–0.9 in
Incubation Period: 11–19 days
Nestling Period: 17–21 days
Egg Description: Pale blue or, rarely, white.