[CT Birds] Carolina wren nest
sffaulkner at comcast.net
Sun Apr 18 19:36:37 EDT 2010
Years ago, some friends left their Christmas wreath up on their door just a
little bit too long... a family of cardinals made a nest on it, and then
they couldn't use their front door until the babies fledged!
----- Original Message -----
From: <jayne.amico at cox.net>
To: <eyeflight16 at optonline.net>; "Greg Hanisek" <ghanisek at rep-am.com>;
<ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
Sent: Friday, April 16, 2010 6:15 PM
Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Carolina wren nest
> We had Carolina wrens nest in the battery compartment of our riding lawn
> mower one year. Gave my husband just the excuse he needed to not mow for
> The weirdest for me was when a neighbor invited me over to see a nesting
> Blue Jay in an open basement type area under her house nesting on a shelf
> directly in front of one of those plastic great horned owl decoys. The
> decoy was facing the nest! I cracked up upon seeing that, plus the fact
> the jay was nesting in a building!
> Jayne Amico
> Southington, CT
> ---- Greg Hanisek <ghanisek at rep-am.com> wrote:
>> My brother once had one nesting in an old-fashioned fishing creel hanging
>> his garage, but I'd agree an ice skate tops that.
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