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Staten Island, NY, USA


This nest is 215 feet above sea level situated between pillars within a work zone on a bridge.
At this time parent birds have not been sited. Beautifully crafted nest with two eggs.


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Nest is protected from high winds by enforcement pillars on the bridge.

3 responses to “ON A BRIDGE…”

  1. Robyn says:

    Hello, I would say definitely an American Robin. It’s not that unusual that the parents haven’t been sighted yet. She will usually lay one egg per day until her clutch is complete (3-5 eggs being typical), and then she will start to incubate them. You should see more of her in a few days.

    Thanks for sharing this interesting nest!

  2. Texas Bird Family says:

    Hello, that is either a Northern Mockingbird or an American Robin.

  3. Texas Bird Family says:

    American Robin

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