Bluebird Nesting Schedule

Typical nesting season for Eastern Bluebirds in North Carolina

  • There can be up to 3 nesting cycles per season.
  • Dates may vary due to¬†weather conditions and other factors.
  • January is time to:
    • Clean out old nests
    • Add new boxes
    • Start a new trail!
  • February is when:
    • Bluebirds return and begin look for mates and nesting sites.
  • March – April:
    • Nest site selection and nest building.
  • April – May:
    • First Cycle
  • June – July:
    • Second Cycle
  • August:
    • Third Cycle

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