Penny, I would recommend cleaning them out as soon as the young have fledged. Good chance for repeat use. Bob Reilly ----- Original Message ----- From: "Penny Reynolds" <psreynolds@xxxxxxx> To: <va-richmond-general@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Friday, June 03, 2005 1:21 PM Subject: [va-richmond-general] nest box maintenance > Dear all: > It was a successful nesting season for the birds using the nestboxes on > my property: titmouse (2 boxes, 5 young ea), chickadee (5 young, 1 > infertile egg), white breasted nuthatches (4). Is now too early to clean > the boxes out, on the off chance there might be some renesting activity? > Second is anyone keeping track of the herons nesting in the beaver > pond, exit 177 east bound I64? As best as I c an make out while driving > past at 65 mph there seem to be at least 2 active nests; one has at > least 1 possibly 2 young. > > > > You are subscribed to VA-Richmond-General. To unsubscribe, send email to > va-richmond-general-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the > Subject field. To adjust other settings (vacation, digest, etc.) please > visit, //www.freelists.org/list/va-richmond-general. > You are subscribed to VA-Richmond-General. To unsubscribe, send email to va-richmond-general-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field. To adjust other settings (vacation, digest, etc.) please visit, //www.freelists.org/list/va-richmond-general.