[va-richmond-general] Re: nest box maintenance

  • From: "Bob Reilly" <rjreilly@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <va-richmond-general@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2005 13:48:35 -0400

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.
>
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