Atypical Nest Locations of the Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker (Dicaeum cruentatum ignitum)

The Scarlet-backed Flowerpeckers (Dicaeum cruentatum ignitum) usually build nests that are located 6-9 meters above the ground, suspended from the terminal twig of a branch; often hidden or covered above with leaves (Cheke & Mann 2001; Wells 2007). Often trees … Continued

Nesting of the Chestnut-winged Babbler Cyanoderma erythropterum

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This short note is to summarise observations of the Chestnut-winged Babbler (Cyanoderma erythropterum) nesting. Understanding regarding the breeding biology of this babbler is limited.  Wells (2007) offers the most detailed account and describes nests as “sited in a tangle of … Continued