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Bob Hull Bluebird Boxes

Each year, usually in mid March, seacoast chapter volunteers join together on a field trip to repair, maintain, and add Bluebird Boxes throughout Durham, NH in honor of Bob and Sheila Hull who passed away in 2001 and 2010 respectively. 

Bob and his wife Sheila were avid members of the Seacoast Chapter and bird lovers. Bob maintained, replaced, and installed countless bluebird boxes in Durham. Each year we honor these two beloved members of our chapter by carrying on their work in maintaining and repairing these boxes. 

During our annual trip we visit many locations where Bob originally installed boxes. We replace those in need of replacing, fix what we can, and clean out the boxes. We also search for early spring migrants, and share in each others company. 

It can also be interesting to dissect the nests of bluebirds and the other birds that use these nest boxes.The trip provides great opportunities to connect with chapter members and is a favorite of many! 

Birds we frequently see on the trip include Eastern Bluebird, Brown Creeper, Pileated Woodpecker, Fox Sparrow, Wilson's Snipe, American Kestrel, Killdeer, and much, much more! 

If you wish to contribute to this work you can do so by volunteering your time during the field trip or on another day, contributing to the fund, providing bluebird boxes, and/or providing additional supplies. Please contact nhseacoastchapter@gmail.com for more information.
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