[CT Birds] phoebe nest question

jayne.amico at cox.net jayne.amico at cox.net
Mon Mar 22 20:49:46 EDT 2010


Phoebes are notorious for having mite infested nests. 

My opinion  would be to take it down so they will build a new one.
--
Jayne


Jayne Amico
Southington, CT
www.mvssanctuary.org

---- Julie Keefer <julie.keefer at gmail.com> wrote: 
> Since I just heard the FOY phoebe singing nearby this afternoon, it made me
> think of the nest they built under our 2nd story deck last year.  Should I
> clear that old nest away or will they potentially reuse it?  I know some
> birds reuse nests and some don't.  This was my first up-close experience
> with Phoebes nesting, so I have no idea.
> 
>  
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Julie Keefer
> 
> Lyme
> 
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