Re: Wild Finches
Posted by Lori on 6/18/06
On 6/27/05, pdcjd wrote:
> thanks for your help. we have seen that the mom has been
> coming and going so i think they will be ok. the birds in the
> area seem to love the front of my house. last summer we had a
> birnest in the front flower bed on a climbing rose bush tower
> just outside the front window. we also kept an eye on it.
> hatched and flew off. it was a great experience for the girls
> to be able to watch. i get a little concerned for them all
> though since there are so many loose cats in the area.
> On 6/25/05, Robin P. wrote:
>> Depending on the type of species,it may be illegal for you to
>> bring the babies in and care for them.
>> If the mother does not come back,call animal control or the
>> humane society in your area,they can give you the number of a
>> licensed rehabber that can pick them up and knows how to take
>> care of them.
This is so neat ... I've been having this same experience ... I
have finches nesting in a plastic hanging plant on my 3rd floor
balcony (apt. complex). They are fun to watch. I knew they
liked that plant, but I had no idea they were nesting in it ...
my fiance who is over 6 ft tall told me there was a nest one day
and I got on a chair to see it ... NO TOUCHING!! :) I got on a
chair to see it one other day and noticed they had 3 eggs in
there. I think that was Friday when I saw that. She's
incubating now and we try not to disturb her,but that's our
smoking patio .. :( They were hanging out there for a long time
building the nest before they actually laid eggs, so surely they
knew to expect us out there once in a while. Isn't nature just