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Postby Eeyore » May 02, 2008 12:54 pm

She will haili, not to worry.

We have crows in the park across from us, Their morning song is a joy to wake up to. :roll: :roll:
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Postby haili » May 07, 2008 7:14 pm

I thought it was safe to hang it back up again - but there were 2 more robins lurking and jumping on - so I had to take it back down!
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Postby Eeyore » May 07, 2008 9:24 pm

Pesistent buggers aren't they? :lol: It must be a really attractive wall sconce!
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Postby haili » May 08, 2008 6:51 am

LOL. Robins are nesting on 2 different hydro meters here - so I don't think they care about esthetics. My ivy is surviving after laying on the ground where the birds can't see it.
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Postby Meggylou » May 08, 2008 10:56 am

Robins also nest twice in one season, though luckily they use the same nest twice...usually.
This sconce might have to stay done for a while yet.
Stubborn little birdies they are.
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Re: bird's nest in wall sconce

Postby Justanotherider » Mar 04, 2014 8:35 pm

As I understand them, robins like to nest in places that offer a good view of an open area around their nests - on a wall, or in a shrub against a wall, facing an open yard. They are not cavity dwellers; but will use a nesting ledge, (like the top of an electrical meter), so putting up bird houses won't work; but a nesting ledge with a roof over it on a wall exposed to an open yard might attract them away from your deck furniture.
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Re: bird's nest in wall sconce

Postby haili » Apr 23, 2014 7:34 pm

Last year I put ornaments and upright twigs in the sconce and it did the trick. When the plants filled in the robins had gone elsewhere and I took the sticks and ornaments out. I put an ornament on top of the hydro meter and that worked too.
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