Identifying nests

To: 'Meke Kamps' <>, "" <>
Subject: Identifying nests
From: Philip Veerman <>
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2022 06:20:34 +0000
Really difficult without an idea of size. Assuming something common. If very 
small, I think it fits Silvereye. If medium I think it fits Blackbird. If a bit 
bigger than that, Noisy Friarbird is a fair option. 


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Sent: Monday, 11 July, 2022 4:05 PM
To: Meke Kamps
Subject: Re: [Canberrabirds] Identifying nests

Looks like the blackbird nest that was in my garden. Cheers
 John Harris

> On 11 Jul 2022, at 3:49 pm, Meke Kamps <> wrote:
> All, apologies for not attaching the photo I meant to attach on the first go 
> (thank you for those who asked for one!) 
> It’s about 8cm across. 
> <image0.jpeg><image1.jpeg><image2.jpeg><image3.jpeg>
>> On 11 Jul 2022, at 2:45 pm, Meke Kamps <> wrote:
>> Dear all 
>> I have a little (now) abandoned nest in the maple tree out the front and I 
>> am trying to figure out, based on the birds I’ve seen in the garden last 
>> spring/summer, who it may have belonged to. 
>> I am pulling up short though, can anyone steer me in the direction of a good 
>> resource for empty nest identification? (Noting the Facebook Australian bird 
>> ID group doesn’t allow nest posts). 
>> Meke

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