Hi Susan. has some pretty good security cameras with color and 
sound - sending the signal up to 100 feet through walls. They have remote 
switching too.  We monitor our front and back and the humming bird feeder 
and regular feeder are in sight too.

If we had a martin house up - I'd set one up for that too.

It helps us chase off the cats too.

          John Hansen  [log in to unmask]
The Ebook Dashboard
                              St.Joseph, MO

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Susan Eaton" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Friday, April 25, 2008 4:14 PM
Subject: bird cam

> Greetings, MO birders.  Several weeks ago, we discovered a Carolina Wren
> nest in a very protected spot under our deck (which is at a second-floor
> level from the ground).  My husband installed a little "spy cam" under the
> deck, aiming at the nest, and we can watch the activity in real time on 
> our
> TV. The nest is built like a cave, but we can see the opening easily.  The
> picture's a little fuzzy, and it's black and white,  but we can see Mom
> sitting on the nest, and when she leaves, we can see at least two
> babies....mostly their gaping mouths.....  It's fun to watch parents bring
> tasty snacks to the babies.
> My backyard is full of perennial plants.  Normally, I cut everything back 
> in
> the fall, but last year, I decided to leave everything out there until
> spring.  Some of the dead leaves have ended up in the Wren nest as well 
> asin
> a Robin nest near my neighbor's downspout.
> Spring is so much fun!
> Susan Eaton
> Kirkwood, St. Louis CO., MO
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