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Would you put the bird brick in your house wall?


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#1 Game Warden

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Posted 17 July 2013 - 05:49 PM

Seems like a clever idea, especially for newer houses which don't have "nooks and cranys" for nesting birds...
 

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 01:30 AM

Well, I certainly would not encourage house sparrows here in the western U.S, but I'd do it for chickadees, nuthatches, etc.
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Posted 18 July 2013 - 02:28 PM

I think this is a great idea. House Sparrow numbers have significantly reduced in the UK inrecent years. But it could also be applied/used for other species with limited nesting sites.



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Posted 18 July 2013 - 11:28 PM

All the house sparrows have moved to the U.S. Our real immigration problem.
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Posted 19 July 2013 - 04:22 AM

I wouldn't put a bird brick in my house wall for a sparrow.

 

All the house sparrows have moved to the U.S. Our real immigration problem.

 

Must be a problem everywhere except the UK. They are in plague proportions in my backyard. I blame the neighbours for getting chooks and leaving seed & food scraps out. 


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Posted 27 September 2013 - 08:16 AM

Love the idea, but not sure I'd this in a wall to the actual house. Maybe if there is a boundary wall between properties. But then in the UK most urban fences are of wood. 







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