Within this wooden box
Tree swallows built a home
Of grass and feathers
Formed a cup-shaped nest
To hold a clutch of pink-white eggs
Tended them in heat and chill… 46 more words
Our PhD student Hugh has successfully published another paper from his Gardens for Birds project.
In this study, Hugh wanted to investigate how the local environment helps determine the materials used in nest construction, how this differs among related species using similar nest sites, or if materials used directly or indirectly influence the numbers of offspring successfully reared. 90 more words