To: "martin butterfield" <>, "Canberra Birds" <>
Subject: Nesting
From: "Barbara Preston" <>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2007 14:34:24 +1000
Hi Martin,
This does not look like a white-browed scrubwren nest to me. They often nest on the ground (in thickish undergrowth) in our garden, but I have only seen the nests after they have been left (when I've been trying to get rid of the couch in the area they have nested on and off for about five years, or in some other places when the undergrowth had dried off). . . The twittering of young (at least in our garden) tends to be quite soft, and generally only briefly as parents arrive - mostly there is silence.
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