Around 10 days ago I found a birds nest in my van, hidden up on the parcel shelf at the front of the van
I have very big dogs and my van door is open or ajar 99.99% of the time all year round, on occasions I have found a bird in there in the winter. Who can blame it with all the cosy dog beds to snuggle in to.
Every day since Tuesday when I get in the van a Robin appears.
I actually drove to the shop with her in here as she didn't show until I was on the motorway.
I have just come to use it again today and the Robin flew out. I haven't touched her nest but just checked and there are a min of 3 eggs . I only moved it about an inch max to peer over and in.
I thought they would have aborted the nest if there is too much action around it but I leave the van door ajar and she is there every time
I don't know what to do... I can cope with the bird poop everywhere but I worry about them once they hatch if that is likely?
Many thanks in advance
In reply to Clair:
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Well hopefully the dogs keep well over the next few weeks. If the nest survives the mother will feed the young and when it is time for them to fledge, I am sure they will follow her out. She seems pretty happy with the dogs and yourself about, she may well keep the nest. To add photos do the following. From your last post, hit use rich formatting, opposite the word reply. Scroll down until you come to the white box where you will add photos and text. You will see a row of symbols, pick the one that looks like a wee TV screen. You will then see an option to pick where you have your photos stored (you have to have them stored on the device you are using. Pick which photo you want and it should load in the box, you may see two boxes with numbers in them, depending on how big you want the photos to come out depends on the numbers shown there. Normally folk change the first box to 500/600 and leave the second box blank. I have an older iPad and do not get this option, so once the photo is picked that is what posts. You can add text above or below the photos, leave a gap between them so they are easier to see. When you are finished hit post. Good luck.
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