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Scouse Jun 5, 2010 1:33 AM

Took these today
 
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Not because they're brilliant shots just that I got a surprize when I saw it.

I was wondering why the swallows didn't seem interested in their nest after all these years.
It's like Steve McQueen's "The Blob" it's filled the box and taking over the neighbourhood. I think any swallow the touched it was absorbed. I didn't get too close in case it got me.

SharpShotGal Jun 5, 2010 1:37 AM

Lord I wonder if they too could swell up if done by one of those! makes me cringe!

zig-123 Jun 5, 2010 6:47 AM

Hi Ken,

That is one nasty looking nest.:eek:

boBBrennan Jun 5, 2010 9:43 AM

Paper wasps ????

Scouse Jun 5, 2010 1:11 PM

Didn't get close enough to read..:)

tkurkowski Jun 5, 2010 2:32 PM

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Originally Posted by Scouse (Post 1103922)
Didn't get close enough to read..:)

ROTFLOL!!!

That's the nastiest nest I've ever seen. I wouldn't approach it with merely convertional weapons.

Ted

Scouse Jun 5, 2010 4:34 PM

Going out with a large trash bag after dark and a large can of spray.

Do I have to wear black, a watch cap and camo paint on my face?

SharpShotGal Jun 5, 2010 9:11 PM

If you do please add that shot too ! LOL That would be funnier as heck to see that get up!LOL in fact I ll come over if ya close just to catch the whole act of invasion!LOL

eharrim Jun 6, 2010 9:57 AM

I've gone out with a garbage bag at night, put it over the nest and clipped it into the bag at which point a large pan with gas in it did the trick but this one is wrapped around a structure not hanging in a tree. This could be a painful experience : ) How about 5 cans of wasp spray from 20 feet at dusk ??
Eric


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