Last spring, the blue eggs in the nest in our front tree mysteriously disappeared one-by-one.  Finn over at The Naturephile suggested that squirrels might be stealing the eggs.  Considering that all of the bird houses along the trails and in the parks around here have spikes like these to keep squirrels away, I think he’s right. […]

After the eggs mysteriously disappeared from the nest in our front yard this spring, we’re definitely going to consider putting one of these spikey things around our tree next year just like they do around all of the bird houses on the walking trails here Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA.  (Can you see one of those bridges I adore […]