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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2162284/Picking-kids-moving-house-Bird-bullied-agressive-starlings-leaves-nest-egg-beak.html

Another link to photos of flicker moving eggs. 



Sent from a birding brain. 

Thana McGary
Mendon, VT

On May 26, 2014, at 5:08 PM, Martha McClintock <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> 1.  Is it our imagination or is the number of waterfowl really low this
> spring?
> 
> 2. Today, we watched a flicker enter a nest cavity three times and leave
> carrying, what appeared, to be an egg.  What was the flicker doing...
> stealing another bird's eggs, moving the egg to a better nest site, or did
> we imagine what we saw?
> 
> Martha and Bill
> Westford