noisy miners nesting

To: Tonya Haff <>
Subject: noisy miners nesting
From: Martin Butterfield <>
Date: Tue, 9 May 2017 02:13:27 +0000
The graph in the COG Bird Info page for this species 

​shows nest building in every month except May!


On 9 May 2017 at 11:54, Tonya Haff <> wrote:
Hi all,

I just noticed some noisy miners in our neighbourhood (Ainslie) collecting nesting material. This seems really early to me - has anyone else noted such early breeding in miners or other birds this year? Or is this actually normal?



Tonya Haff
Evolution, Ecology and Genetics
Research School of Biology
Australian National University
Lab: +61-2-6125-5651

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