Local naturalist achieves success with bluebird breeding program

January 3, 2009

Photo courtesy Hammock Bay.
Photo courtesy Hammock Bay.

2008 season brings 317 bluebird fledglings

Joe Wyatt, naturalist at Hammock Bay in Freeport, has been running a bluebird breeding program to increase the numbers of these beautiful indigenous birds.

The success has been quite good. In 2008, the program recorded 317 bluebird fledglings, which resulted in a success rate of 77.78%.

The program also resulted in 10 Carolina Chickadee fledglings, and 3 Brown-headed Nuthatch fledglings.

Joe is looking for Hammock Bay resident volunteers to help with the 2009 program.
You may contact Joe at marketing@hammockbayfreeport.com