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Jess Carter

Mandeville, LA, United States


This documents recently completed nests in hanging ferns on my front porch; I only intended to photograph the nests but to my surprise found an egg in one!


House Finch Nests

Found this House Finch egg in my fern 4/28/17

2 responses to “House Finch nests”

  1. Lucie Cole says:

    House finches have nested on my balcony for several years. They have created a pile of 3 nests. Should I remove and clean up the area after they depart or just leave the mess alone.

    • Holly Grant, Project Assistant says:

      Hi Lucie, this is totally up to you, but it’s perfectly fine if you’d like to remove those nests while birds are not actively using them.

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