Date: 6/24/19 5:01 pm From: Nichols Photography via CTBirds <ctbirds...> Subject: Re: [CT Birds] House Sparrows killed my House Wren nestlings
I just had a whole nest full of my tree swallows killed the other day by house sparrows. When I opened the box(I’m a tree Swallow monitor in Madison) I thought all 5 were dead but one was still alive. I got it to a rehabber, but I’m absolutely devastated and angry that the stupid sparrows are murdering my babies!! Anywhere wrens can fit, so can house sparrows. The only thing I can say is to set a mouse trap in the house sparrow nest and hope it gets one.
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> On Jun 24, 2019, at 3:59 PM, Comcast via CTBirds <ctbirds...> wrote: > > My Wren family was giving pleasure, seeing the parents bringing food to and fro, and hearing the nestlings get excited for food when the parents visited . This went on for three or four days when suddenly the next day there was not a peep from the box and no Wren parents. Then, I heard it’s a double, and a red and a male Alfaro or Bible. I have their old one and went into the net and kept going in with the female coming also. You’re the Miranda baby you were dead I went under the bar is there enough I found her dead in the foyer. I cleared out the nerve block and Brandon for the help. For the past 6 hours male and female help barrels have been flying to where the house was, everything around in the boys are flying to and fro where the black. > Does this frequently happen? Why put up a Wren box just for House Sparrows to go kill them and take over? Would a Wren box with an even smaller opening work? > > > Sent by Susanne Shrader > > _______________________________________________ > This list is provided by the Connecticut Ornithological Association (COA) for the discussion of birds and birding in Connecticut. > For subscription information visit http://lists.ctbirding.org/mailman/listinfo/ctbirds_lists.ctbirding.org