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Re: Covering Birds at night?

Posted by jt on 2/20/06
(4) Comments

    On 2/18/06, Terry wrote:
    > I can't find an answer to this online. I was reading that
    > finches need a certain amount of light everyday before
    > reproduce. I was wondering whether covering them at night
    > has any value. I have them up high, away from drafts. I
    > thought covering might help them feel more secure because
    > they retreat to their nest even after I continue to watch
    > TV or listen to music (not too loud near them).
    > Any thoughts?

    > well, i cover all of my birds as i think it decreases
    night frights, or with finches, they fly around much less at
    night if i cover them. just my thoughts. -jt