I Know the Day is Coming.

Eastern Bluebird Spartacus 021916a copy

I know the day is coming.
 
Spring is just around the corner. The inevitable is in the air. Spartacus will leave the yard and maybe even the area in search of a territory and a mate. He and the other juveniles from last year are being pestered by the adults and it is a sign the time is near. I am sure once more active nest building begins with longer days and more warmth, he will go. I am not sad though. Almost like a proud grandparent. To see something you had a part of survive and thrive hopefully filling the mountainside with more bluebirds…how can one not be happy? This was Spartacus on one of my perch trees the other day. Long live Spartacus.
 
Tamron SP 150-600mm Di VC USD lens on a Nikon D-7200, Manual Mode, f8, ISO 800, resulting in a shutter speed of 1/1000th of a second, Sirui P424S Carbon Fiber monopod and L10 head, Peak Design strap, Lowepro photo backpack, processed in Lightroom CC.
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6 Responses to “I Know the Day is Coming.”

  1. Awesome. They are such a beautiful bird. The ones Hanging around my place haven’t been around much lately. I started putting out meal worms. Hopefully that draws them out.

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