Oriental White-eye’s nest

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The Oriental White-eye (Zosterops palpebrosus) builds an untidy, barrel-shaped nest attached to surrounding branches with the help of spider’s silk. The body of the nest consists of various plant materials reinforced with this silk. The video clips indicate “presumed” male … Continued

Oriental White-eye nesting

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“In early Feb 2016, I observed a pair of Oriental White-Eyes (Zosterops palpebrosus) building a nest on a potted plant at my neighbour’s balcony (below). Both were involved in the nest building and subsequently, two eggs were laid, and the … Continued