Whose nest?

To: Robin and Rupert Irwin <>
Subject: Whose nest?
From: Allan Richardson <>
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 10:48:10 +1100
Hi Rob and Rupe,

The nest is the work of one of the Honeyeater species - out that way it’s most 
likely to be a Yellow-plumed or White fronted - it really depends on the size 
of the cup. If large enough it could even be a Miner nest, or if small enough a 
Black Honeyeater. The frailty of the build and construction materials looks in 
line with honeyeaters of the size first quoted though.

Sorry for not being able to be more specific than that.

Kind regards,

Al R

> On 26 Oct 2018, at 8:34 am, Robin and Rupert Irwin <> wrote:
> Can anyone out there please identify who made this intricate nest.  It was 
> photographed by a friend in the Mallee Cliffs NP.
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