unusual bird nest design... mother feeding young

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    this is a very small warbler size bird... the nest is really unusual...a hanging nest made of moss, lichen, spider webs...it almost seemed pasted together... two young inside. both parents are working hard to feed them. It was almost a shot that didn't happen, as I had been out with a chainsaw doing some clearing and was about to cut this branch when I saw the unusual nest...(see the two cut branches right behind)
    White-eyed Vireo,(Vireo griseus) thanks to www.flickr.com/photos/72744226@N00 for the ID help.
    brooksville, florida

    note: also used as a topic menu heading photo for the famous birding online site from Cornell Lab of Ornithology... nestwatch.org/learn/how-to-nestwatch/code-of-conduct/

    1. Mr & Mrs Apteryx australis 86 months ago | reply

      White-eyed Vireo -- nice find!
      Found in a search. (?)

    2. Mitch Seaver 86 months ago | reply

      Flying high with this beautiful bird!


      It will looks like this:

    3. Elisabeth, Kelev, Tama, Mazal 86 months ago | reply

      You deserve a GOLD WILDLIFE AWARD
      Thank you for adding this awesome shot to the GOLD WILDLIFE pool.
      2-4 Awards post Gold Wildlife 18K
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      Failure to award = DELETION, TICKET and WALL OF SHAME
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    4. Cornell Lab of Ornithology 74 months ago | reply

      NW Flickr badge This photo appears on NestWatch.org, a free citizen science nest-monitoring project from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Thank you for Birdsharing, and for helping people learn about birds.

    5. Brian/Jane 64 months ago | reply

      Beautiful Capture
      Seen @ Nature With All Its Wonders
      Thank you for sharing your High Quality Image.
      (Post 1 Award 2)

    6. Jo Zimny Photos 14 months ago | reply

      I actually have two of these lovely little birds nesting in an overhanging pine tree branch in my yard. I must agree the nest is most unusual, and very interesting to say the least!

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