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Cotton balls for nesting

Posted by ghoghunter Zone6b SE PA (My Page) on
Thu, Apr 10, 08 at 16:33

Can I put out cotton balls for the birds to use as nesting material? Just the plain white ones from the drug store. They say they are 100% cotton. I could put them in a suet feeder I have an extra one.

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RE: Cotton balls for nesting

Cotton is a hazard to baby bird feet and legs.

After getting wet, it does not dry out.

Spanish moss is a good material.

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