"Peter Ormay" <>
Tue, 14 Sep 2010 21:50:09 +1000
I empty my bird bath when the mossie wrigglers
become visible and refill it so that I'm not adding to the mossie population in
the area. I figure that no-one empties and scrubs small pools in the bush so why
should I clean the bird bath regularly but I don't have a raven problem and the
currawongs usually disgorge their crop near it not in it. Lots of small birds
use it nearly daily. I clean it when it looks like it needs it.
Sent: Tuesday, 14 September 2010 7:32
[canberrabirds] RE : Bird baths
Can I have some advise please?
I read in the
Sunday Canberra Times 'Relax' supplement that bird baths should be cleaned and
disinfected with a weak bleach solution and then, after rinsing out and
placing in the sun to thoroughly dry for a while, they are safe to
replenish and use for birds again.
Is this regime OK by COG
Please can I have some guidance before I do
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