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RE: Bird nest

Hum... seems every bird in the neighborhood nests here. We always have
something about to hatch or just did. When the trees are full, they
resort to any hanging basket. Even have one that returns to nest inside
a birdhouse decoration by the front door. Mama has pecked open the tiny
opening so she can fit, amazing how she continued the circle.

I find it interesting on what they use to make the nest. They destroyed
a cheap blue tarp pulling it apart thread by thread and intertwine it
with other materials.

Never tried growing a nest. Will definitely have to do that tho....


> How cool that you get to watch the whole thing with easy viewing. I
> two nests that I'm watching right now...but NOT easy access. We have
> some swallows who built up high on our back porch. All I can see are
> little beaks resting on the rim of the mud nest. The other nest is way
> deep inside a honeysuckle vine that looks more like a shrub. Sparrows.
> like to watch the babies grow up and leave. But, it is sad when your
> plant gets trashed. Ever take a birds nest and watch it grow? If you
> take the nest and sit it on top of a pot of dirt and water it off and
> on....it starts growing "things". Whatever seeds the birds "deposited"
> in there start to grow. Kind of fun for kids to watch.

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