unusual / adaptive nest

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Subject: unusual / adaptive nest
From: Judith L-A <>
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:34:41 +0000
Red-rumpled Parrot --

In the centre of Crows Nest town (Qld), a pair of Red-rumps nesting inside the 
fascia-pediment of an old brick shop. A couple of metres away, in the opposite 
crevice-corner, sparrows are nest-building.

No date on the building, but architectural signs of age outside & in, & signs 
of repair/exclusion attempts in the paired crevice-corners of both pediments.

The brown female goes in, while the bright male flits about on the cornice 
above, twittering, till finally he takes to the powerline, calls her out, & 
they dash away together.

This note's from the mobile.
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