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Daintree

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My newest greenhouse "tree" - daintrea cementicus!
« on: January 31, 2016, 05:41:09 PM »
My sister and I built this in my greenhouse, "Daintree", over a couple of weekends as a place for my Bourkes to nest. 
We used a cool local product called KirtBag that turns mortar into a putty-like substance that allowed us to shape this hollow "dead snag".  Not perfect, but the birds seem to love it, and have stopped ripping the guts out of my vanilla "moss pole" (you can sort of see it in the background of the first picture - I had to build a cage around itů).  We numbered the nest boxes "2B', "not 2B", and "9 3/4".
Most of the weight is in the bottom third, to keep it steady, but Lord help us if we ever have to move it - it weighs 350 pounds!

Carolyn



 

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