Starlings have now returned from the south and want to re-nest in that box. I intervened. On went my home made starling excluder.
|Sorry Mr. Starling, but I'm leasing to other tenants this year.|
|The female of the 'McNutty' pair is happy with the addition.|
Soon, a gray squirrel made her intentions known by chewing out a larger opening. Arh-h! Back to the drawing board!
|A gray squirrel decided to enlarge the entrance and move in.|
|The addition of wire mesh appears to be keeping out the squirrels.|
|Mr. McNutty tried in vain to remove the rim of glue.|
|A new wooden porch protects against sharp wires.|
|Within minutes, Mrs. McNutty inspects and approves the upgrade.|