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Oaklynn Price

Temple, TX, USA


I definitely know it’s was not made by humans, so what nest is this?

What Nest Is This?

What nest is this?

8 responses to “What nest is this?”

  1. Oaklynn price says:

    There was no adult birds seen, unfortunately.

  2. Coco Quinn says:

    Idk, i can’t really tell with the photo.😕

  3. Micah Grove says:

    IDK maybe Inca Dove, they nest about 6” to 50′ above the ground.

  4. Oaklynn price says:

    It is the little twigs and leafs on the bottom.

  5. Oaklynn price says:

    Hmmmm…could be! But this is on the ground, and it was not here a few days ago. So it can’t be abandoned or it could, cause it might have fell out of the tree during a storm. But it seems like it was placed there. Anyways I’ll do more research about the Inca dove. BTW I just found a black-bellied whistling-duck nest in our tree! I’ve never seen ducks perch or sit on a nest in a tree!

  6. Owls3.0 says:

    I don’t know what bird made this, but it could be one of the nests that male birds sometimes make in order to impress the females with their nesti-making techniques!

  7. Robyn Bailey, NestWatch Project Leader says:

    Hi Oaklynn, My first impression is that these materials have either blown down from an overhanging nest, or that the builder is dropping lots of material during the building process. Most ground-nesting birds do not use twigs; they either lay eggs directly on the ground, or scrape together nearby vegetation into a mound. So, what do you see if you look above this site?

  8. Oaklynn price says:

    OK, thank you all for all of your help!

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