Posts Tagged ‘nesting’

As I mentioned in my blog “Coronet Cuts”, the arboriculture and natural lands teams at Winterthur are now one super power team! As I continue to further my knowledge on natural lands topics, we’ve started looking into artificial cavity creation for nesting birds. One specific species we are interested in making habitat for is the […]

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Linda Rossell, Winterthur’s Natural Lands Technician gives an update on our Eastern Bluebird Nesting Program: You may have noticed birdhouses peppered throughout the property- in the meadows along the main drive, along Garden Lane, or near the back drive.  Those boxes are part of Winterthur’s long-running eastern bluebird nesting program.  We have 168 boxes in […]

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Jim Pirhalla, horticulturist in the Pinetum, makes this observation: Well, the hawks are back! Not the Chicago Blackhawks mind you but the family of cooper’s hawks that have nested in the Pinetum over the past three years. Although I did observe them building a nest in one of the conifers this spring, I was not sure […]

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