Since Ruby's first egg, she and Clara have been working out a schedule with the nest box. Ruby's still new at laying, so she can often occupy the nest box for a couple of hours... or more! Unfortunately, it impacted Clara's daily egg production. So yesterday I installed another nest box.
Clara seems to have shifted her schedule and is back on the daily routine, for the most part. Ruby is laying pretty consistently every other day. This photo shows Ruby's first 3 eggs (the white ones) next to Clara's brown eggs. Clara is physically quite a bit larger and broader than Ruby, but Ruby's eggs are definitely bigger.
Ruby is still a sweetheart. She likes to try to eat my buttons. Here she is posing for the camera while I snap a quick shot of the two of us!
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