Advanced Preparation

To: "Carol Probets" <>, "birding-aus" <>
Subject: Advanced Preparation
From: "Alan Gillanders" <>
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2005 13:19:41 +1000
Carol wrote:
the Superb Lyrebird, who will sometimes build
the "cradle" or stick platform (the foundation upon which the nest chamber is placed) a year or more in advance.

This is what I have observed in the pigeons. They may build the nest structure well in advance but line it with vine tendrils before laying.

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