Enterprising nest recycling

To: 'Stephanie Haygarth' <>, 'canberrabirds chatline' <>
Subject: Enterprising nest recycling
From: Philip Veerman <>
Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2015 13:13:10 +0000
There are several prior known cases of this. It would appear to be a big
benefit in terms of greater structural protection, even though the advantage
of camouflage they normally have with their usual flimsy nest, is virtually


-----Original Message-----
From: Stephanie Haygarth 
Sent: Saturday, 19 September 2015 6:43 PM
To: canberrabirds chatline
Subject: Enterprising nest recycling

Attached pic of frogmouth reusing a chough nest on Mt Ainslie.

Now 7 pairs of froggies on eggs in our patch.  Acknowledgement once again to
Stuart Rae for assistance.

Matthew Higgins

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