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Sialia sialis (Thrushes)
The Eastern Bluebird building its nest. Male (image one) is bright blue above with a reddish-brown breast and white belly; Female (image two) is duller. The Tree Swallows just left this nest before I could clean it out for the new family of Bluebirds.
Open farmlands with scattered trees. They like the apple orchard.
My mother rehabilitated a pair of Bluebirds 15 years ago and set them free in our orchard and we have had them ever since.