Orioles in the Mia Mia

Olive-backed Orioles are back in force for spring breeding.

I recently came across a nesting pair in the gully line alongside Mia Mia Track. This area is a favourite breeding ground for the species, with this nest in a typical site.

The raggedy cup-shaped nest has been suspended amongst the foliage of a Grey Box sapling, about 3 metres above the ground.

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Olive-backed Oriole, Mia Mia Track, 23rd September 2021

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The nest is a deep, cup-shaped structure …

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… suspended in a Grey Box sapling

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