It promises to be a bumper season for swallows and martins. Small colonies of Fairy Martins are building (or refurbishing) their wonderful adobe nests throughout the district, collecting mud pellets from roadside puddles. Locally they prefer to attach their nests to artificial structures, such as bridges and culverts, but will happily use eroded gullies as well. Tree Martins on the other hand, favour tree hollows – I expect to see them in good numbers on local wetlands over coming weeks.
- 582,093 hits
Birding Top 1000
Dja Dja Wurrung Country
Contact Natural NewsteadGet in touch by email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks for visiting “Natural Newstead”