Tag Archives: dummy nest

Dummy Nests

Cactus wrens (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus) build bulky, domed nests with a tunnel-shaped entrance in cactus (especially cholla) or thorn trees. Although conspicuous, their nests are inaccessible to predators because they are surrounded by sharp thorns (hence the other common name for … Continue reading

Posted in Birds | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments