Where did they nest before there were roofs, I wonder?
On 3/31/2013 10:49 AM, David L. Webb wrote:
> The birds that I vividly remember nesting on gravel roofs of schools are Common Nighthawks, who nested on the neighborhood elementary school roof throughout my childhood and called throughout the summer nights. Nowadays, unfortunately, I never see them except during fall migration.
> David Webb
> Hanover, NH
> On Mar 31, 2013, at 9:11 AM, Mark Danforth wrote:
>> I remember Killdeer on the pebble roof of our High school back in the 70's.
>> Never saw them play tennis though :)
>> Mark Danforth
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>> Subject: [VTBIRD] birds nesting on pebble roof
>> Years ago, before they re-roofed the Jericho Elementary School, it had a
>> pebble roof, and Horned Larks used to nest there. I would see and hear them
>> all the time playing tennis on the courts next to the school. It's been
>> many, many years (maybe 25) since that, but Ali's post about Kildeer on
>> school roofs reminded me of that. I was always happy to see them.
>> Evergreen in Jericho