Carved Backyard Bear #2: The Chickadees' have moved on.

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Blog entry by Dick, & Barb Cain posted 05-11-2009 07:14 PM 1385 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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We’ve been watching the Bear for over a week now, & the little birds haven’t shown up.

I think the bear didn’t meet the proper specifications, or the bird building code.

I also believe the Robins, & Squirrels may have scared them away.

It’s sitting too much out in the open, kind of low to the ground.

I’ve heard of birds starting a nest, & leaving it for a different location.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ You can see were the threshold of their door is wearing away, because it’s too punky.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Anyway, it was fun watching them as long as it lasted.

Here’s a short slideshow of the birds.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#1 posted 05-11-2009 07:37 PM

Hey Dick & Barb
This is the best Chickadees flick I’ve ever seen. My wife and I like to watch the different antics of the birds in our yard also. Don’t let the press get hold of this or there will be a headline”BIRD DEFEETS BEAR”

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#2 posted 05-12-2009 04:08 AM

if you could elevate it to at least 6 feet, the wrens would like it.

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#3 posted 05-12-2009 05:01 AM

cool posting

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#4 posted 05-12-2009 05:26 AM

One cute little poser Dick.

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#5 posted 05-12-2009 05:39 AM

Thanks Guys.

I think the poor old Bear is scared of height,

besides, I don’t think there’s strength in the wood to try put it on a post.

I don’t think they would trust the squirrels.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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