Paula's Patch: A Minnesota Garden

Come wander in; my gate is always open! Gardening / Birding

Tree Swallows Have Returned April 29, 2011

Well, it’s a sure sign of Spring when the Juncos leave and my pair of tree swallows returns to nest.

We have a couple of houses mounted to our fence posts, one of which they’ve called home for 3 years now. It’s like welcoming home friends. 🙂 I have a pile of small twigs all ready for them to use in their nest. Here they are becoming familiar with their summer home once again:

What birds are enjoying your yard this time of year?

Update on my homemade suet – I put the first cake out this week and they really seem to like it. Success!

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