“Perhaps nothing speaks to the cleverness and unique behaviors of birds more than the variety of their nests,” wrote Founding Editor Eldon Greij in our August issue. His words inspired us to look for examples of birds’ ingenuity in our online galleries. We found dozens, including the six photos below. We’ll share more in the days ahead.
See more photos of Eastern Kingbird.
See more photos of Sandhill Crane.
Great Blue Heron
See more photos of Great Blue Heron.
Read Eldon Greij’s article about birds’ amazing nests, nest materials, and nest sites.
David Sibley explains how to use nesting behavior to help identify birds.
Just how do birds make the eggs they lay?
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