Nesting Doves

LorrainePLorraineP Posts: 212

I took these photos a couple of days ago of a pair of collared doves who have built their nest at the end of the telegraph wire attached to my parents house.  

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 put this one on to show where the nest is - sorry its sideways on I'm not very techno savy.

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  • very ingenious! 

  • Amazing how birds adapt to changing conditions!

  • artjakartjak Posts: 4,168

    Incredibleimage

  • LorrainePLorraineP Posts: 212

    Last year a pair of doves (maybe the same pair) made a nest in a fir tree next-door-but-one to my parents house.  The tree is situated next to the front door, in front of the porch window, and the nest was about 9' up the tree. Sadly a magpie got the egg.  So, if it is the same pair it makes me wonder if my garden/house will be their choice of nesting site next year.  My house is between the two previous nesting sites, ie next door to my parents. 

  • pashpash Posts: 109

    bump

  • LorrainePLorraineP Posts: 212

    Sorry to report that magpies destroyed the nest.

  • SwissSueSwissSue Posts: 1,447

    Pash, could you explain what "bump" means? Is it a plant?image

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 43,727

    I think that Pash was trying to 'bump' lots of posts up to the top of the board on that day when we had lots of Spam - just posting anything on a thread will bump it up to the top, and it's better that a thread about birds nests is at the top rather than one about Kitchens4U or whatever image

    No-one knows if you've done your housework, but everyone knows if you've done your gardening !
  • SwissSueSwissSue Posts: 1,447

    Aha, I see, but there haven't been any Kitchen ads for a few days now, I think they've got that under control.image

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 43,727

    Yes, but if you look at the date of Pash's Bump posting it was on the 8th May image

    No-one knows if you've done your housework, but everyone knows if you've done your gardening !
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