More Birding Trivia

Did you know?

Hummingbirds build neat woven nests, held together by spider webs.


Some swifts build nests that are made almost entirely from the birds saliva, on the rocky surfaces inside caves. These nests are then harvested by man because they are the main ingredient in the delicacy ‘birds nest soup’.


Honeyguides, found in Africa, have a wonderful working relationship with the Honeybadger. Honeyguides will lead the honeybadger to a bees nest, and once the badger has opened up the nest, the Honeyguides and honeybadger will then share the spoils.

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