[CT Birds] Carolina wren nest

Sarah Faulkner 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 
> awhile!
> 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
> Jayne Amico
> Southington, CT
> www.mvssanctuary.org
> ---- Greg Hanisek <ghanisek at rep-am.com> wrote:
>> My brother once had one nesting in an old-fashioned fishing creel hanging 
>> in
>> his garage, but I'd agree an ice skate tops that.
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