Nests – anywhere the eggs are! Many people think that birds nest only in trees. Indeed, many do. Tree nests range in size from the thimble-sized nest of a Broad-tailed Hummingbird to the massive aerie of a Bald Eagle. (One well-known eagle nest in Ohio, used for 34 years, measured eight feet in diameter and more than 10 feet high and was estimated to weigh more than two tons!) Some species nest in cavities—in ones they excavate themselves, in cavities other species excavated, or in nest boxes provided…

Guest blogger Rachel Ames gives a glimpse of the goings-on inside Greenwood’s Squirrel Nursery. Read more…