Feathery Nest Visitors

Starling on fence

We now have a total of four European Starling Nest Boxes set up around the property, all at a distance from each other.  They are appropriately named Alpha, Beta, Gamma, and Delta.  And, as mentioned previously, we’re both delighted and surprised that winter visitors continue to maintain occupancy. Alpha Nest Box:  Two continuous occupants, both … Read moreFeathery Nest Visitors

Bird Nest Adjustment

european starling bird in nest box

For the most part, the cedar shavings that we used to “winterize” the bird nest boxes have done their job:  They’ve helped to plug up any joints in the wood walls, have likely given the birds some needed insulation, and most importantly, gave them something to do. Almost immediately, we noticed that the European Starlings … Read moreBird Nest Adjustment