Date: 2/7/18 1:19 pm
From: Gerald Kruth <00000005ead0dac6-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: Question about alleged Chickadee behavior.
I have constructed and monitored hundreds of nestboxes in more than forty years. I have no evidence of a chickadee visiting any mayhem on another species' nest.


Jerry Kruth
Pittsburgh







-----Original Message-----
From: Pamela Fisher <kpfisher5560...>
To: PABIRDS <PABIRDS...>
Sent: Sat, Feb 3, 2018 9:25 pm
Subject: Re: [PABIRDS] Question about alleged Chickadee behavior.

I too have seen Wrens destroy Chickadee eggs and evict them from a nest
box. I find it hard to believe that Chickadees would do that to Wrens.

On Feb 3, 2018 7:51 PM, "Jennifer Harned" <jen.harned...> wrote:

> I’ve witnessed House Wrens destroying eggs and nests of Chickadees, Tufted
> Titmouse, and I’ve seen them try for Bluebird nests. I have never seen
> Chickadees do it. I suppose it is possible?
>
> Jen Harned
> Downingtown
> Chester County
>
> On Sat, Feb 3, 2018 at 6:50 PM Pamela Fisher <
> <000000233af33264-dmarc-request...> wrote:
>
> > Recently someone posted on a Facebook group that I belong to, that
> > Chickadees destroy Wren and Bluebird eggs and nests. I challenged this
> > statement, and was told that he actually witnessed this behavior. Has
> > anyone here ever witnessed this?
> > Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android
> >
>
 
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