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Bushtit nest

Psaltriparus minimus

Description:

Hanging nest about 25cm tall from last season. It appears to be made of lichen, plant parts (leaves & vines), feathers and other material.

Habitat:

Hanging in an Oak tree along trail at Daley Ranch

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6 Comments

Thank you for the suggestion, apeachg. I have yet to see a Verdin in the area. We do have Bushtits that Hemma mentioned. Their nests seem quite similar.

apeachg
apeachg 8 years ago

It's a Verdin nest! :)

Hema
Hema 9 years ago

Looks like a bushtits nest with the lower part torn off.

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 9 years ago

Hi Lee, most definitely a bird nest :) I gave you an ID on that awesome spider!

Lee Macklin
Lee Macklin 9 years ago

Bird nest u think? Also, I posted pictures of an arachnid that looks pretty good, not sure of the species yet. Wondering what your input is. It may be the one with no thumbnail.

Escondido, California, USA

Spotted on Feb 9, 2012
Submitted on Feb 9, 2012

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