7597Re: [BirdYak] Yard Nesting Forest Birds
- May 2, 2011Wow! This is interesting news and data for sure.
> We seem to have an unexpected run on nesting forest birds in our
> yard/neighborhood (51st and Englewood). The neighborhood isn't coniferous
> in nature, though there are the scattered evergreen trees. A fledging pine
> siskin has been coming to the feeders with its parent-begging for more
> food. I don't think this bird breed in our yard, but very close given the
> begging behavior. A red-breasted nuthatch has setup a nest in one of our
> boxes that is tied to a maple. Not a species I usually think of nesting in
> urban setting.
> Scott Downes
> Yakima WA
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