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.
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
> 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