Me And Mrs…..Mrs. Wren

We got a thing goin’ on

My favorite hanging plants for our front porch are ivy-leaf geraniums.

Not long after I purchased these and put them in place a few weeks ago, I disturbed a tiny bird one day when I took this one down to water it.

And, boy, did I get a scolding. From Mrs. Wren.

I have attempted to water the plant from the opposite side as her nest, but I always seem to forget which side she has occupied. (Note to self: mark the flowerpot.)

So while I had the plant off the hanger (and Mrs. Wren was a few feet away, giving me “what for”), I snapped a quick picture. It isn’t very good, but there appear to be several tiny eggs in her little cylindrical nest.

So… although I didn’t spend nearly $30 for a plant for Mrs. Wren’s summer home,  I’m going to do everything possible in the future to keep from disturbing her.

~These Days Of Mine~

 

 

 

11 responses to “Me And Mrs…..Mrs. Wren

  1. Sweet! We always have a wren wanting to build a new on our door wreath OR in the fern on the front porch. I keep them from doing the door wreath because it’s opening and closing all the time but they can use my fern or other plants on the front porch because I just LOVE watching them!

    Pam

  2. Awww, wrens are my favorite of the smaller birds. She picked out a lovely location with beautiful curb appeal. It’s going to be so much fun watching Mrs. Wren and her family. I’d take her little bit of cranky/plucky personality over the Phoebe who builds a muddy messy nest and can’t say fee-bee, fee-bee enough all day long. Thinking about our birds in MO.

  3. That’s so nice
    Regards
    Shiva
    🌷

  4. AWWW – ever the protective Mom, Mrs. Wren. Don’t you just love the pleasant surprises we find in our shared plants?

  5. Shirley Matthews Dunn

    They do have a mind of their own about were to build a nest. We have them trying to build nest under our outdoor foyer. Boy, do they make a mess.

  6. Mrs. Wren has found a kind and loving landlady.

  7. Wrens tend to nest in the same place year after year, so you might want to put a wren house under your eaves. They also have more than one brood per year. They are wonderful birds – and better than watchdogs !

  8. How nice, I hope that you will get to see the family when they hatch.

    • Amazing that she would built her nest in a hanging flower pot. Which predator would think to look there for a little snack? Smart little mommy! 🙂

  9. Like I always say about your different ‘visitors’, they know a good place when they find it !!

  10. Mrs. Wren might be small but she’s mighty when it comes to her babies!

Waiting for your comment!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.