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fortunately it's at the high end, the opposite side of the house from
the drain... Anybody have a suggestion about how to get them to move,
without hurting them? Alternatively, at what point in the summer I
could dump the nest because the babies have already flown?
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fortunately it's at the high end, the opposite side of the house from
the drain... Anybody have a suggestion about how to get them to move,
without hurting them? Alternatively, at what point in the summer I
could dump the nest because the babies have already flown?


Most birds will abandon the nest if you touch it, sorry to say.

About August for most birds?


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On Sat, 26 Apr 2008 11:15:39 -0700 (PDT), Shaun Eli
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fortunately it's at the high end, the opposite side of the house from
the drain... Anybody have a suggestion about how to get them to move,
without hurting them? Alternatively, at what point in the summer I
could dump the nest because the babies have already flown?


Watch the nest twice a week for a minute. You'll know when they are
done. I'd expect it should take less than 2 months, depending on the
bird/conditions. Have patience, clean out your gutters, and consider
installing gutter guards.
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On Apr 26, 1:15*pm, Shaun Eli wrote:
fortunately it's at the high end, the opposite side of the house from
the drain... Anybody have a suggestion about how to get them to move,
without hurting them? *Alternatively, at what point in the summer I
could dump the nest because the babies have already flown?


One big rain should do it, darwins law.
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On Apr 26, 10:16*pm, Red Green wrote:
Shaun Eli wrote in news:1059b057-1dc2-
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fortunately it's at the high end, the opposite side of the house from
the drain... Anybody have a suggestion about how to get them to move,
without hurting them? *Alternatively, at what point in the summer I
could dump the nest because the babies have already flown?
fortunately it's at the high end


Let's see:

-My cats know what time it is +/- a minute or less.
-Monarchs go thousands of miles to Mexico, at the right time,
*without needing directions - something the human male has
*yet to master.
-A herd of a dozen whales, each with a task, will "bubble net"
*schools of fish to feed.

And you think they put it at that end by chance?


I think they put it at that end because that's likely the only place
they could get under the gutter guard, which apparently has a gap in
it.

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Borrow the neighbors cat.


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the drain... Anybody have a suggestion about how to get them to move,
without hurting them? Alternatively, at what point in the summer I
could dump the nest because the babies have already flown?



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Shaun Eli wrote in
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On Apr 26, 10:16*pm, Red Green wrote:
Shaun Eli wrote in
news:1059b057-1dc2-
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fortunately it's at the high end, the opposite side of the house
from the drain... Anybody have a suggestion about how to get them
to move, without hurting them? *Alternatively, at what point in the
summer I could dump the nest because the babies have already flown?
fortunately it's at the high end


Let's see:

-My cats know what time it is +/- a minute or less.
-Monarchs go thousands of miles to Mexico, at the right time,
*without needing directions - something the human male has
*yet to master.
-A herd of a dozen whales, each with a task, will "bubble net"
*schools of fish to feed.

And you think they put it at that end by chance?


I think they put it at that end because that's likely the only place
they could get under the gutter guard, which apparently has a gap in
it.


If it wasn't open at that end maybe they would have set up shop
someplace else :-)

They are not like some people in California. "Oh well, there's noplace
left to build safely here so let's build over there right at the edge of
the cliff.
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