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Generalist

Many birds have very specific requirements for their nest site, while other birds will build their nests in a wide variety of locations. These “generalists”, who are not as particular about nest location, are much less affected by habitat degradation … Continue reading

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Robin Nest

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American robins (Turdus migratorius) are busily making and sitting on their nests in our cottonwoods. The female robin builds the nest by first forming dead grass, twigs, moss, feathers and other materials into a cup shape. We have horses, so … Continue reading

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House Wren Nest

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House wrens nest in old woodpecker holes, natural cavities and nestboxes. Although these tiny birds are easy to spot at nestboxes, finding their nests in natural settings can be more of a challenge. About a week ago Leonard and I … Continue reading

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