A. T. Baron

Angela T. Baron is a Zoology major, children's book author and illustrator, and Bluebird Ambassador for the New York State Bluebird Society. She joined The Len Anderson Memorial Bluebird Trail (formerly The Clarence Bluebird Trail) to help out her community and local wildlife. She enjoys birding and photography when she is not busy writing or illustrating, and has taken on the task of logging our nest box data and keeping the website running smoothly. You can find out more about her writing at www.atbaron.com

Bluebirds in the Snow

March 6, 2019 | Posted in Education | By

The winter has been rough this year, but the Bluebirds are still around. The Eastern Bluebirds don’t always leave the area for warmer pastures. If they can find sources of food, shelter, and water, they will chill out in your

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Redesigned Logo

January 16, 2019 | Posted in Updates | By

Since we changed the name of our organization to honor our founder the late Len Anderson,  we had to make a few changes to our site. Of course, that meant we also had to change our logo. I was able

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2018 Year End Results

October 9, 2018 | Posted in NestWatch Data | By

It has been an interesting year for our little group of Bluebird lovers. There was lots of activity at our boxes this year. Here are the quick stats of 2018: We were lucky to have 15 Bluebird nesting attempts. Eight

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Nest Box Summary – May 2018

May 30, 2018 | Posted in NestWatch Data | By

We got a late start with our nest boxes this year due to the crazy weather, but we are busy now. We had to do some extra spring maintenance this year. Some of our boxes were older and damaged. We

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Spring Preparation and 2018 Meeting

March 23, 2018 | Posted in Education | By

Bluebird nestbox in winter. Photo by A. T. Baron We still have snow on the ground, but The Clarence Bluebird Trail is getting ready for spring. I spent a sunny but chilly afternoon checking all of our nest boxes for

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2017 Year End Results

September 22, 2017 | Posted in NestWatch Data | By

Well, folks, the breeding season has come to a close and our little Bluebirds are getting ready for winter. Like every year, we had successes and failures. Most of our failures are due to nature’s fury and there isn’t much we

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Nest Box Summary: July 2017

July 2, 2017 | Posted in NestWatch Data | By

Well, after collecting a lot of data, we can show off some of our numbers. Our feathered friends came out early this year, and there have been many successful nest attempts. A successful attempt is when at least one bird

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Flying by the Seats of Our Pants

April 27, 2017 | Posted in Updates | By

We had our first meeting of 2017, but that doesn’t mean the birds waited for us. Even before we sat down to discuss plans for some of our boxes and review our previous year’s stats, the birds were busy making nests

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2017 Initial Meeting

March 8, 2017 | Posted in Updates | By

If this crazy weather has you wondering when spring will arrive, you’re not alone. If you’re wondering when the Bluebirds will return, well, some may already be here looking for the perfect home to start their family. Spring officially won’t begin for

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2016 Year End Results

November 30, 2016 | Posted in NestWatch Data, Updates | By

Well, here they are. We have the results of this year’s nest box data. Honestly, I hate to close out the year. We did well with our Bluebird (Sialia sialis) fledgling numbers, and I was hoping our group could meet

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