Saturday, April 19, 2014

Box Day!

Preparations are in full swing for the arrival of the house wrens!  Boxes went up at Lux Arbor on the 8th in anticipation of their arrival.  Boxes are great homes for house wrens and chickadees but they're also favorites of mice and  flying squirrels.  We take down the boxes each winter to help minimize destruction by these mammals.
A pile of boxes waiting to go out into the field

Box set up at territory C4.  The early part of the season is my favorite since it's so easy to see through the vegetation.  Good for spotting house wren bands!

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