Birds lining nests with fur

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Subject: Birds lining nests with fur
From: Syd Curtis <>
Date: Thu, 04 Oct 2001 14:49:36 +1000

Alec Chisholm commences his book "Bird Wonders of Australia" by describing the actions of a White-eared Honeyeater collecting hair from a girl's head to line its' nest.  Well, she had a fine head of hair and could certainly spare some, to judge by the N. Chaffer photo that went with the story.  

("Bird Wonders of Australia", Alec H. Chisholm, Angus & Robertson, 1934.  Don' know if it was ever reprinted.  Libraries might have a copy.)


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