Junco nest

We found a junco nest with four eggs in the tall grass in our yard.

I set up a webcam and put wire fence around the nest to keep raccoons out; here’s the live feed from the nest: http://youtube.com/nathanshields/live

I didn’t want to interfere too much, but when the four eggs had dwindled to two (snakes? rats?) I put up a makeshift wall.  A chick hatched shortly thereafter.

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