Monday, May 2, 2011

House Wren Nest Building

Lots of birds building nests in the yard this week. Eastern Bluebirds have 4 eggs, while the Tree Swallows and House Wrens are working hard on their nests. While generally efficient nest-builders, one particular House Wren seems to have a bit of a problem with measurements.

Step One - Select stick of correct size:

Step Two - Check your measurements:

Step Three - Slam that baby home!

Thwang!!! (Ouch)

Step Four: Celebrate your successes:

Lots of recent Bluebird Pic can be seen here:

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1 comment:

  1. What a great series, Steve! LOL Duane says he's seen a male House Wren scouting our new bird houses recently & serenading for a mate. Perhaps, we'll see some activity, too!