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RE: Re:YOU WON'T BELIEVE,,,[with pictures]

Noticed that birds are making nests out of everything these days... last
year they destroyed a blue tarp... pulling the strips out and weaving
them in the nesting material.. guessing they are trying to make them
sturdier... hum, wondering if they think they can get two seasons out of
them now :)LOL!


> Judy, those pictures are priceless!
> Early in my participation in CHAT I reported my experience with
> continual loss of white plastic stakes giving planting dates of seeds,
> botanic names, and so on, only to discover a family of Florida Brush
> Jays were pilfering them.
> I recall an old PBS "Nature" program that featured a bird of the low
> desert that decorated his nest with all sorts of glittery
> mirror pieces, broken glass, bottle caps, plastic stuff--to attract
> females.
> Can't help but think there is some sort of mating ritual that is
> enhanced by the glitter [or whatever] that nickel-plated coins
> But the pictures are really great stuff.

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