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Old 05-31-2009, 10:08 PM   #111
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"A friend hosted a house wren last year and it used more than two dozen pop tops from aluminum cans in its nest." That's pretty sick if you think about it. I thought kids were supposed to be turning those in to earn a second of kidney dialysis to offset the costs of people on public aid?
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Old 05-31-2009, 10:14 PM   #112
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"A friend hosted a house wren last year and it used more than two dozen pop tops from aluminum cans in its nest." That's pretty sick if you think about it. I thought kids were supposed to be turning those in to earn a second of kidney dialysis to offset the costs of people on public aid?
Kids shouldn't even drink anything that comes in those cans! :eek:
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Old 06-01-2009, 08:54 AM   #113
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Sage,

That's the same bird that I have nesting. Looks like I may actually have two females nesting in one purple martin house. Time will tell. It's a great-crested flycatcher. They spend most of the time in upper canopy, which is why you don't see them often.
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Old 06-01-2009, 10:08 AM   #114
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Do you have any photos of English House Sparrow nests?
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Old 06-02-2009, 08:58 AM   #115
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Sure. Here's one that I found when I got home from work one day. I check the nest full of bluebird eggs when I left in the morning and this is what I found when I got home. Haven't had a bluebird nest on my land since.
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Old 06-02-2009, 01:41 PM   #116
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awwww. I hate to hear that.
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Old 06-03-2009, 01:03 AM   #117
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It's photos like these that make me want to go out and destroy every one of them.
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Old 06-03-2009, 09:24 AM   #118
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I shot seven this past weekend. I believe that makes 21 so far this year that I have shot or trapped. I rarely see them on my land. They are nearby, but they normally steer clear. I don't know why they showed up, but I was happy to see them depart this world.
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Old 06-03-2009, 09:57 AM   #119
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First of all let me say I am very impressed with the pictures that I have seen in this thread. Makes me want to go out and get that digital SLR with the zoom lens ....... ahhh to dream.

I don't get many pictures of birds. Like so many have said they are just
so quick and timing is everything. I kinda like it when they come up to the house and pose, like these two Tom turkeys did. It was "that" time of the year and they were strutting their stuff for all the hens to see.
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Old 06-03-2009, 09:59 AM   #120
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OH yeah, they were showing off for the girls.
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