• Bird Cams: Live American Robin Nest Camera

    6 monthes ago - By All About Birds

    This pair of robins has built a nest on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, right near the shore of Sapsucker Woods pond. The nest is an open cup of grass and twigs held together with a thick layer of mud and lined with fine dry grass. The female built the nest from the inside, pressing dead grass and twigs around them into a cup shape using the wrist of one wing. This nest site is well protected from the elements, tucked beneath an overhang and out of the wind.
    The male will bring food to the nest for the nestlings, but the female will do all of the incubation and brooding. American Robins...
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  • Questions About Nesting Birds? Live from a Robin's Nest, We've Got Answers

    Questions About Nesting Birds? Live from a Robin's Nest, We've Got Answers

    6 monthes ago - By All About Birds

    When our Bird Cams project launched a live streaming camera from an American Robin nest, viewers had plenty of questions about nesting biology. Our NestWatch project leader, Robyn Bailey, took time to answer the questions in a live video chat.
    In this hour-long video, Robyn covers questions like:
    How old are robin chicks when they leave the nest
    Can eggs survive being left uncovered?
    Do lawn chemicals harm adult birds or young chicks?
    This talk took place on May 16, 2017. See our index of archived livestreamed seminars to enjoy more talks from the Cornell Lab.
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