[Tweeters] Cavity Nesters at Hazel Wolf Wetlands

Larry Hubbell ldhubbell at comcast.net
Sat May 18 12:03:53 PDT 2013


Tweeters,

This weeks post is about birds nesting in boxes provided by humans. Ted Burris has come up with a very interesting idea. His theory is that birds like wood ducks are more likely to abandon their eggs if other wood ducks lay eggs in the same nest. This has lead him to create and camouflage dozens nesting boxes in order to make it harder for first-time female ducks to find the nests of older more established ducks. The goal being less disturbances and more eggs hatched. If you would like to learn more about Ted his friend Jim and their endeavors follow the link below.

http://unionbaywatch.blogspot.com/2013/05/cavity-nesters-of-hazel-wolf-wetland.html

Larry Hubbell
ldhubbell at comcast dot net

PS: By the way in January I am planning my first solo exhibition of paintings, sculpture and photos, however on Sunday afternoon Montlake Artists (Visual and Audio) will be presenting a bit of their work at the Montlake Community Center. If you would like to see a sneak preview of what I am working on or if you just want to listen to music and admire a variety of art for free please stop by between 2 to 5 pm.


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