Flying Squirrel in my nesting box

vicki biltz vickibiltz at hotmail.com
Tue Jul 3 07:12:42 PDT 2001


Tweets, I tried to post this yesterday, but seems it did not get through.  
Yesterday afternoon, I decided to do my routine house sparrow cleanout on a 
nest box, and found unusual nesting material, but figured it was them 
anyway.  Much to my surprise when I reach in to scoop up the nest, a pair of 
big brown eyes peeked out at me with the sweetest face, and took off in a 
flash up the tree, and it was obviously a flying squirrel, solid and dark in 
color, and larger than
the sugar gliders seen in stores( at least it seemed so at the time).
Is this a common occurance, and they are more common than I realized?
And will he ever come back, or have I blown it for this guy.
It really tops any bird I have ever had, and I have had some great yard 
birds in the last 12 years in Bonney Lake.  Should I offer sunflower seeds 
in the feeder that is in the same area or what?


Vicki Biltz Bonney Lake Wa. 98390
the earth does not belong to us,
we belong to the earth.........
email to vickibiltz at hotmail.com
secondary email  mbiltz at qwest.net

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