Date: 4/7/21 9:34 pm
From: Lisa C Berger <goshawk...>
Subject: Re: Titmouse hair raid / blind goldfinch
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Instead of risking my hair, I brushed our Persian cat’s fur and placed it on, and wrapped around a dowel above our meal worm feeder. Chickadees were the ones pulling thin strings for nest materials.

Lisa Berger
Springfield, MO

> On Apr 7, 2021, at 16:08 PM, Lanny Chambers <lannychambers...> wrote:
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> No photo, but my wife and I were sitting on our deck a couple of springs ago, when a titmouse landed on the back of her chair and started tugging on a beakful of her hair. She didn't know what it was, and the bird left when she waved her hand behind her head. Obviously, it was gathering nesting material. A few minutes later, the titmouse returned for another try. No luck, though it might have scored if it had only grabbed one or two hairs instead of being greedy. I suppose our laughter scared it away for good.
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> Lanny Chambers
> Fenton, MO
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>> On Apr 7, 2021, at 15:38, catherine paris <cparis12010...> wrote:
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>> I've just watched a brief video of a titmouse atop an older dog plucking hair for her nest. This sent by my friend on the Cape. Its a poor quality but the bird knows where the fur is easy picking.
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>> I've a pic from 2002 of a titmouse doing the same from an old golden. That bird stood on the deck tho.
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