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Photo © Laura Zebehazy

No Nest Required

Spring is here, and with it, a flurry of nest-building activity. Birds will soon be inspecting nesting sites, collecting materials, and constructing the perfect nest. But did you know that for some species, the nest is totally unnecessary? Some birds get to skip all the hard work of construction and go straight to the egg-laying and incubation. Meet a few of these nestless species in our Citizen Science Blog.