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Mark Sopko

Mathews, VA, United States

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My Labrador Retriever kept pestering a Holly Bush next to the barn. After I investigated, I relized it was a Brown Thrasher nest with two eggs. I place a barrier (a metal garden vine stand) in front of the bush to keep the Lab from gaining access. The nest is approximately 4 feet above ground and easy access to the Lab. The adults returned to the nest after about an hour.

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Open cup nests

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Brown Thrasher Nest

My Labrador Retriever kept pestering a Holly Bush next to the barn. After I investigated, I relized it was a Brown Thrasher nest with two eggs. I place a barrier (a metal garden vine stand) in front of the bush to keep the Lab from gaining access. The nest is approximately 4 feet above ground and easy access to the Lab. The adults returned to the nest after about an hour.

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