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From Our Blog: Snakes On a Box!

Imagine you are a bluebird and you spot a snake near your nest. What do you do? According to a new study, you would weigh the risks of staying put against the time lost if you abandon your nest. It turns out, bluebirds can make proactive choices about what to do if they see a predator near the nest. Read more about this new study on our blog.

Want to stop snakes from visiting your boxes? Install a predator guard. It’s a passive, inexpensive way to keep snakes out of your boxes, while still respecting the important ecological roles of these legless creatures.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology