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Magpie-lark at Suppressed

Grallina cyanoleuca at Suppressed - 11 Jan 2019

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Author's notes

This our resident pair of Magpie-lark's latest nest was blown down overnight on 9/1/19. I think it is as least their second attempt to breed this season. Today I observed them raiding the fallen nest for nest material, so it appears they are attempting to build again.

2 comments

ibaird wrote:
   15 Jan 2019
Yes, they are building another nest nearby. Horizontal branch. E.mannifera.
ibaird wrote:
   6 Mar 2019
I pretty sure the above-mentioned breeding attempt was also a failure. Its been a tough year for our local pair given the strong winds plus alternating wet and dry spells!

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • True Nesting site
  • 10 Jan 2019 Recorded on
  • ibaird Recorded by

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