It appears you have Javascript turned off. You can navigate the site without Javascript, but many features will not work.
Name is required.
Email address is required.
Invalid email address
A reply is required.
Exceeding max length of 5KB
Courtney Englar — July 01, 01:42AM

How long out of the nest is not considered Recently Fledged?

My checklist of 29June, I saw and recorded as as recently fledged a juvenile E Bluebird. I have several occupied nestboxes. This the first young
bird I have seen though I don't know exactly when fledged or if they are from my boxes. Their was an adult nearby.

meg — July 18, 01:24PM


I am certainly not an expert, but recently fledged last certainly for several weeks and especially while the juvenile has any contact with parents. Some birders might say that the young bird in general vicinity of its nest is recently fledged. But just how far in time and space is probably dependent on the species and the birder. I suggest that any juvenile bluebird in North America in July is still recently fledged.

good birding,


Up rated: 0 Down

Post a Reply
seconds ago
a minute ago
minutes ago
an hour ago
hours ago
a day ago
days ago
Invalid characters found