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Tuscaloosa, AL, United States
I am still unsure of the type of bird. She looks like maybe a house wren, finch or even a mockingbird.
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Hi, Heather! This nest looks similar to an Eastern Phoebe nest that was erected in the “rafters” of one of our outbuildings last year. It had the same green, mossy covering and construction style. They have a tendency to tuck their nests under the eaves and into corners of buildings.
Here’s the URL of the Eastern Phoebe profile from the NestWatch focal species tutorial:
It might help in identifying whether this is indeed the bird you have…
Agreed! Looks like an Eastern Phoebe.
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