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Learn about birds nests!

Why do birds build nests? Microsoft PowerPoint     Click here to View

How good is your knowledge about birds? Do you know the answers to these questions?

Why do birds build nests?

Where do birds build nests?

Which materials do they use to build their nests?

To answer these questions and others view the PowerPoint "Why do birds build nests" by Anne Woodfield.

Why do birds build nests poster? Click here to download and print your own copy of this cool poster!

Birds Nest Fact Sheet

Amazing bird nests 

Click on the image to read the article on the BBC website "The 16 most amazing nests built by birds." Birds from around the world featuted in this article include:


Ruby Throat Hummingbird

Bald Eagle

European Bee Eater

Horned Coot

Video: 2 Long Tailed Tits building a nest in a hedgerow

Not all birds build their nests in a nest box or a tree. Click on the image below to view this video about two adult Long Tailed Tits building their nest in an Oxfordshire hedgerow.

Wood Pigeon Jigsaw

The Woodpigeon is the largest Pigeon in the British Isles. It is grey in colour  with a pinkish breast and green, white and purple patches on its neck. The male and female Wood Pigeon build their nest  from twigs in a tree or on the side of a building.

Jigsaw Challenge - Click on the photo and see if you can fit together the pieces of the jigsaw in less than 60 seconds!

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