Urgent advice re nest please? Photo 1

To: Marg Peachey <>
Subject: Urgent advice re nest please? Photo 1
From: CF Ledger <>
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2021 01:56:36 +0000
Thanks Marg. We’ll pass that advice on.

On 8 Nov 2021, at 12:45 pm, Marg Peachey <> wrote:

Is it a crested pigeon or a spotted dove nest?
It is illegal to disturb a nest.  
Maybe wait to see what bird returns to it.  If spotted dove (feral) it can be removed.  Not sure what the rosella body has to do with it and one photo shows some large grey flight feathers.  Very weird, maybe something from Halloween?

On Mon, 8 Nov 2021 at 12:15, CF Ledger <> wrote:
A gardener friend just found a nest in a tree with the body of a crimson rosella next to it. One photo is attached I’ll send one or two more separately. As rosellas nest in hollows, the nest must belong to another bird. He is looking for advice what if anything he might do. The eggs are about the size of a 10c piece. The tree is in Mackenzie Street, Hackett. The gardener will be there for an hour or so but has left the tree alone while he works elsewhere in the garden.

Will send another photo or two now.


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