Resources: Bluebird Fact Sheets and Nest Monitoring

The 14 bluebird nest boxes  installed in the grounds of the Nathan Lester House are maintained and monitored by volunteers from the Ledyard Garden Club from March to September.

  • Monitor Nest Boxes 
    • ​​​Record bluebird activity
    • Remove Invasive Species
    • Protect from predators
  • Maintain
    • Repair damaged boxes
    • Clean nest boxes
    • Remove old nests
    • Remove problem insects - paper wasps, ants, blowflies
  • ​​In 2016 and continuing into 2017, the Garden Club will plant berry producing trees, shrubs & vines e.g. Holly, Mulberry, crabapples, honeysuckle, viburnam, blueberries, bayberry, etc to act as a food source for the birds​.
Latest Bluebird Trail Report
2016 Bluebord Trail Nesting Record

In 2015, Ledyard Garden Club installed a Bluebird trail & bluebird houses (14) in the grounds of Nathan Lester House and a bluebird house & birdbath at Ledyard Bill Library

  • Funding was provided by the Ledyard Garden Club (from proceeds from our Annual Plant Sale), grants from the Pfizer Foundation and assistance from Holdridge Garden and Homeplace​​

Bluebirds In Ledyard and Gales Ferry

Bluebird Trail Monitoring Calendar,
​Trail Map & Monitoring Forms