[Tweeters] 1. Hermit Thrush: Okay! (Josh Hayes)

Malcolm Mano manomalcolm at hotmail.com
Tue Oct 11 18:55:10 PDT 2016





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I hope you would consider adding either stickers, decals or window screening specifically designed to prevent bird strikes. In particular, I feel the window screening has been most effective- we have not had one single window strike ever since.

Glad to hear the bird was okay.

Ruth Mano
Everett,WA

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Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2016 20:03:39 +0000
From: Josh Hayes <Coralliophila at live.com>
Subject: [Tweeters] Hermit Thrush: Okay!
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My wife tells me that after an hour of quiet in a box in the kitchen to warm up, she took the bird outside and it flew to the railing, stood around for a moment, and flew off. Happy ending! A new yard bird, and it survived the experience!


It's odd how many yard birds we've seen only once, from window strikes: Swainson's thrush comes to mind. My first orange-crowned warbler was also a window strike, although we've seen plenty since then. Huh.


Thanks for all the info, though!


Josh Hayes in suddenly sunny Education Hill
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