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Ants in Nest Boxes

NestWatchers occasionally encounter ants in birds’ nests. What, if anything, should be done about them? The answer depends on whether the ants are predatory or not. This month’s blog post combines science plus insights from other nest box monitors to give advice for keeping ants away from nest boxes. 

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology