31 October 2013

Nests in all shapes and sizes

complete with Willy Wagtail

like this one





Magpie Lark (aka Pee-Wee)

 found attached to a bicycle that had been stored, in a farm-shed.  Seems the bird/s have built upon the same nest perhaps over successive years.



from a previous post that included the Olive-backed Oriole; she had been doing the final finishing touches of weaving around the top edges of this nest

and finally, the beautiful little Jacky Winter in such a weeny nest.

13 comments:

Our photos said...

Beautiful are the photos!
Greetings, RW & SK

eileeninmd said...

How cute, love seeing the birds in their nest. Adorable photos! Have a happy day!

Jeanne said...

so interesting how the birds all build such unique nests. Hope all is well!

Helma said...

What a rare animals Kwikstaarte Carole.
We have in the Netherlands.
Truly a magnificent bird

Montanagirl said...

Super photos! Love that little Willy Wagtail! Have never heard of one of those before.

David Gascoigne said...

Among the most incredible nests in the avian world are those of the various weaver birds - and once you find them it's both easy and fascinating to watch the birds engaged in construction. Interesting subject for a blog post Carole.

TexWisGirl said...

adorable! they work so hard...

Isidro Ortiz said...

Bonitas capturas.Un abrazo

Sinbad and I on the Loose said...

This is neat. Don't think anyone has ever focused on nests before. Nests are an amazing creation by birds. Think if we had to construct a nest from sticks and twigs. It wouldn't look as nice as the bird's.

Brian King said...

Fantastic shots on the nests! Some of those nests are very impressive!

Jan Castle said...

Lovely homes for your feathered friends!
Jan

Laure Ferlita said...

I love nests…there's just something about them. Great post, Carole!

Ida said...

Awesome nests! I really liked that one that looked stacked on top of each other.