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What can I do about this nest?

Here’s a question we’re getting a lot this time of year: “What can you do about a nest in an inconvenient place?” Birds often build nests near humans, and sometimes they’re built in an awkward place, such as in a front door wreath, on seldom-used outdoor equipment, even on vehicles! The answer for how to handle this situation depends on whether or not the nest has any eggs or young in it. If you’re in this tricky position, read our advice in this FAQ post.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology