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Old 04-21-2009, 10:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Phlosphr View Post
Yes, you are damaging its spring ritual, if the female from that pair is ready to lay, and the nest isn't complete she will lay still borns on the forest floor.
I coulda sworn robins lay eggs...

Show your wife that great Mother Goose and Grimm cartoon:

Mother Goose: "Oh, Look, Grimmy! The first robin of spring."

Grimmy: "Great!! You get the grill and I'll go get the charcoal."

C'mon...are you an Intergalactic Gladiator or are you not?...time to show the 8 y/o daughter nature red in tooth and claw. I say plug 'em. Darwin and all that.