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Old July 1st, 2010, 09:15 PM
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Talking Bluebird Security Patrols

As the bluebird family got closer to fledging, Ma and Pa Bluebird became less and less tolerant of madame hazel and her diabolical camera. The last few days the young'uns were in the nest, hazel was definitely on the watch list. Getting within 30 feet of the nest box prompted stepped up Bluebird Security Patrols.

Pa Bluebird sees madame hazel coming...
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...flits closer to get a clear view of the enemy...
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...and swoops in to vanquish the danger.
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Old July 1st, 2010, 09:19 PM
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Ma Bluebird wasn't much friendlier.

She catches sight of madame hazel with her infernal clicking machine...
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...swoops in to land with a stomp of her mighty talons ()...
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...and launches herself toward madame hazel's head!
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And yes, hazel obligingly ducked at every swoop!
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Old July 1st, 2010, 10:01 PM
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I wish they'd come back with the youngsters, but the newbies seem to be hanging out in the woods. Very un-bluebird-like.
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Old July 1st, 2010, 11:33 PM
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Too bad they can't make camera's with no clicking sound eh?

Momma looks like she was stomping those talons pretty hard!
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Old July 2nd, 2010, 01:23 PM
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Too bad they can't make camera's with no clicking sound eh?
It also makes a musical little chime when it's focussing that really seems to tick 'em off!
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Whew, good thing you were able to duck in time for those attacks .

Such beautiful pics, Hazel, I just love them
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They tried to poop on my hat!!!!
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They tried to poop on my hat!!!!
Is that what they use for bombs?
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Old July 2nd, 2010, 07:49 PM
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Evidently! And when they're coming at you from the front and pooping at your hat, you fervently pray they don't aim too low....

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