Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Help us nest!

We chickadees have a powerful beak and can excavate our own nesting holes, but we do appreciate a little help. Plans for building a nest tube just for us (well, sometimes House Wrens take them, too) are on BirdScope Online. We're going to be thinking about nesting soon, so now is a good time to start building!

Black-capped Chickadee nest with six eggs
Black-capped Chickadee nest
These chickadee nests in Ithaca, New York, were both inside these chickadee nest tubes.

1 comment:

Lynne at Hasty Brook said...

I'm planning to put some of these nest tubes up north at Hasty Brook this spring!!