This morning I was birding in the Chesterfield Valley area and came upon an alarmed pair of Blue Grosbeaks. Both the male and female Grosbeak were carrying food for young, so I watched them for several minutes and they eventually went to their nest in a small bush only 2 feet off the ground. The nest contained newly hatched young with their eyes still closed. The nest is along the north side of I-64/40 off the Outer Road in a convenient parking area. This is an excellent nest for photography and with both parents feeding the young- its a good opportunity to get some good shots.
I took a few photos of the birds and nest while there. To see them click on the link below:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dpwagtail/sets/72157630004245461/ 
Good luck,
Dave Pierce
St. Louis County
 
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