The Blues

After the recent adventures with the wild horses of South Dakota, we decided to drive to Custer State Park before driving home. This was a new shooting location for me, so I wasn’t sure what we would find.

One of the many photo opps we encountered was a pair of nesting Mountain Bluebirds (Sialia currucoides). It was obvious that this pair has some young birds in the nestbox … both the male and female were busy hunting insects and bringing them back to the nestbox. Here are a few images captured of the Mountain Bluebirds:


Male Mountain Bluebird hovering


Female Mountain Bluebird with Insect



 (James A. Braswell)


Male Mountain Bluebird flies to the nestbox


Female Mountain Bluebird with Insect




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