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I think this is a House Wren.  Shes trying to set up a nest in the box. A House Sparrow keeps diving at her. Why would he do that?

The House Sparrow has a nest and is working on a second set of eggs.

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Yes, House Wren.  Could be a male building a "foundation" or dummy nest (if it sings you would know).  House Sparrows are known for being aggressive, especially when it comes to nesting sites...I guess that's why they're invasive.

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1 hour ago, The Bird Nuts said:

or dummy nest (if it sings you would know).

What dose that mean?

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22 minutes ago, The Bird Nuts said:

Haha!  The male House Wrens sing, not the nests!  😆

I thought you were saying that you could tell if they were building a dummy nest by there song!😄

 

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2 minutes ago, Kevin said:

I thought you were saying that you could tell if they were building a dummy nest by there song!😄

 

Oh, no!  Sorry for the confusion! 😄

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House sparrow are cavity nesters and they will attack other birds that are.  They also will enter and destroy other birds' nests.  They are "invasive" because they were imported from Europe and released here. 

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