Date: 4/27/19 2:37 pm From: Bob Schutsky <info...> Subject: Nylon Mesh and Grass Seed
This is not a bird sighting, but I felt that it is important enough to post here.
Sometimes nylon mesh is used to hold down the straw that is spread over newly spread grass seed. This procedure was used in two areas very close to our home in Peach Bottom, Lancaster County. Nancy and I recently found a Black Rat Snake and an American Robin that had become entangled in the mesh. Fortunately we were able to free both of them by carefully cutting the mesh. Had we not found them, both animals almost certainly would have died.
Please watch any freshly seeded areas where nylon mesh may have been used. It is a potential death trap, the same as discarded mono-filament fishing line.
Thanks so much for caring, BOB & NANCY
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