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Susan Boettger

Fayetteville, NY, USA

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When we didn’t hear the young house wrens begging for food on Aug. 4, we hoped they had fledged. However, we found 4 dead fledglings when we opened the box. We had seen very few visits by adult wrens in the preceding days, and they may have abandoned the nest.

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Nests in boxes

Species

House Wren Fledglings

A sad day for the nest watchers

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