I had a nest with 6 eggs and I checked the nest 5 days later and there are no eggs and no egg shells. To me that means snake.
I have never been able to get netting to work right even after people send me plans and diagrams. I do have the metal predator guards.
Last year I had a nest with 7 eggs, went out of town and checked it a week later and all eggs gone.
It didn't continue.
If a snake gets started I would think they would keep coming back just like the hawks do.
Anything else eat only one nest of eggs and move on?
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- Martin Colony History: First nesting pair in 1995.
Good question,you may never know what happens in the nest at night,unless you see it with your own eyes,you can assume every scenario in the book,I think I would hook up a night vision camera,have it record to a Dvr,then you would be able to see what's going on 24/7,there are some good stater kits online,good luck.