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Momma Bird Nesting in a Hanging Plant [PHOTOS]

Lisa LindseyTownsquare Media

Saturday I was sitting on my patio and noticed a sweet little bird going back and forth to one of my hanging baskets. Then I realized she was making a nest!

At first, I thought “Oh, this isn’t good! I’ve got to water this plant!”. My husband thought the same thing and thought I should discourage the bird from nesting there, but it was too late. And frankly, I just didn’t have the heart!

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I was trying to figure out what type of bird she was so I looked up pictures on the internet. She’s got these great stripes on her head so she reminds me of a chipmunk! I think she is a Carolina Wren.

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She was still working hard on her nest all Sunday. It’s not an open nest, it’s more like a big ball. I looked on line and found out the best way to water my plant will be VERY CAREFULLY! I plan on using a small watering can and water on the other side of the pot from the nest.


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I’m so excited and honored that this sweet little bird chose my backyard! I’m ready for some baby birds!!!


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