Why do birds need artificial nest boxes and why are we making them?
There are birds in the farm that nest in naturally occurring tree cavities. 737 more words
Our PhD student Hugh has successfully published another paper from his Gardens for Birds project.
In this study, Hugh wanted to investigate how the local environment helps determine the materials used in nest construction, how this differs among related species using similar nest sites, or if materials used directly or indirectly influence the numbers of offspring successfully reared. 90 more words
Well, it turns out that I didn’t have to wait very terribly long for baby birds, after all.
I spent yesterday morning hunting out and knocking over any and all nests I could find inside the farmhouse, and getting quite a few adult barn swallows furious at me. 205 more words