[CT Birds] Bluebird Update

Marty Swanhall swanhallm at gmail.com
Sat Apr 28 20:47:54 EDT 2012


Thanks, Carole, for sharing that website about making wire floors for
bluebird houses - I will definitely get some screening and put floors into
the boxes I have here.

Marty

On Sat, Apr 28, 2012 at 5:16 PM, Carole Donagher <cdonagher at yahoo.com>wrote:

> Hi Elaine --
>
> One source of instructions with photos is
>
> http://www.tamaracksheep.com/Bird%20house.htm
>
> Carole Donagher
> Farmington
>
> --- On Sat, 4/28/12, Elaine Taylor <etbchs at aol.com> wrote:
>
> From: Elaine Taylor <etbchs at aol.com>
> Subject: [CT Birds] Bluebird Update
> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Date: Saturday, April 28, 2012, 1:53 PM
>
> Thank you Anthony Zemba!  You were right! The fledglings were not affected
> by the cold but, sadly, were destroyed by a parasitic larvae. I didn't see
> it on the birds or in the nest when monitoring, but once I was
>  sure they were all dead, I lifted the nest and saw many of the larvae
> "worms" under the nest! I will now start over and add the wire mesh bench
> as you suggested. If anyone knows how to make this wire mesh bench, please
> email me....thank you.
> Elaine in Bristol
>
>
>
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