What the nest looks like; where it is
Cover of Birds, Nests, and Eggs by Mel Boring
- The blue jay in oak trees and its nest is shaggy.
- The northern oriole hangs around in fruit trees and its nest looks like a big bag.
- The house sparrow's nest is messy.
- The red-winged blackbird builds its nest in cattail stalks
- The chickadee's nest is in a rotted tree or stump.
- The Meadowlark builds its nest on the ground in the grass.
- Mourning dove's nest is just loose sticks.
Pictures of a hummingbird nest near my cousin's house.
The hummingbird feeding its babies.
Hummingbird sitting in its nest.
When to find the nest
- If you want to find a house sparrow's nest look for it from February to July.
- If you want to find a cardinal's nest look for it starting from March or April and ending in the summer.
- A robin's eggs are light blue so if the bird leaves the nest and flies away it finds its nest quickly.
- Birds build nests in different shapes and sizes.
- Female robins build the nests and the male robin gets the materials.
- The hummingbird's nest is the size of half a golf ball.