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Mistletoebird breeding update

1 month ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

I thought I should update you all on the Mistletoebirds that are nesting close to home, because I walk by the nest every day. Since I wrote about the nest a couple of weeks ago it has become a lot more obvious with the loss of leaves on the tree.
Tree with Mistletoebird nest
Until very recently I had only seen the female Mistletoebird sitting in the nest with her head sticking out or on a nearby tree, which also has no leaves. When she is out of the nest she seems to like to have a bit of a stretch and then goes back to sit on the eggs.
Female Mistletoebird stretching before going back to...
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