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Tight squeeze!

Observed: 18th April 2010 By: Barnmead
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Nest of Long-tailed tit - not much bigger than a large orange, neatly covered in lichen. Amazing to think she gets in there together with 8-9 babies.

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Being made primarily of

Being made primarily of spider web, the nest will stretch. Even so the incubating bird may well have her tail up over her head.