-> Just a suggestion.
-> Many birds are begriming to nest at this time of year. To help them, place
-> a collection
-> of what you clean from your dryer lint screen in a mesh bag, such as
-> potatoes come in, and
-> place it out where the birds can pull it free for nesting material.
-> They'll love you for it.
-> If you don't care about the birds, well, just keep tossing the lint in the
From Cornell [University] Lab of Ornithology
(or http://tinyurl.com/pk8qp )
"What about dryer lint? Some people include this as suitable bird nesting
material. Others recommend against it because it is porous and dries out poorly
if it's rained on in the nest. Still others warn that wet dryer lint dries into
a hard mass, providing poor nest insulation, however this may happen only if it
contains laundry detergent or fabric softener residue. More information is
needed before we can recommend offering dryer lint."
8^)~~~ Sue (remove the x to e-mail)
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