Magpie nest building technology

To: "Birding-Aus (E-mail)" <>
Subject: Magpie nest building technology
From: "Val Ford" <>
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2003 11:38:25 +1000
You asked in relation to my Yellow-throated Miner using toilet paper in their nest construction posting:
Seriously, what is their normal nesting material? Were they using it for "padding" inside or as a structural element?

They were using it as one of the structural elements.

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