Birdhouse Findings: Part II

After separating the main nest, we were left with the remaining pile of sticks and feathers to sort through.

Here’s a glimpse of the feather-haul, before sorting:

nestbox feather haul

And here's one of the four sections that I sorted the feathers into:

flicker feather findings Northern Flicker feathers

You may notice just how clean and poop-free the contents of the nest box were. This is due to the brilliant evolutionary wonder that is fecal sacs: the bird-version of diapers.

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