Tip toeing round nesting sites

Just down the road from our favourite Scarlet Robins, a pair of Eastern Yellow Robins have also decided that an early start to Spring means early nest building.

This one, I practically walked into, despite being told at the time, “It’s just there on your left, you are TOO close.”

Oh.

Gathering materials
Gathering materials
She always takes a different approach to the site
She always takes a different approach to the site
Nestling nicely among the bark and sheltered by some wattle
Nestling nicely among the bark and sheltered by some wattle
Each piece is carefully set in place.
Each piece is carefully set in place.
Its all held together with cobweb which is wiped from beak, head and wings.
It’s all held together with cobweb which is wiped from beak, head and wings.
Choice little bits needed to fill in spaces
Choice little bits needed to fill in spaces
Even a bit of decoration
Even a bit of decoration
And the site supervisor arrives on time with morning tea.
And the site supervisor arrives on time with morning tea.
Pondering where to put the widescreen tv?
Pondering where to put the widescreen tv?