The Blackbird nest is constructed of grass matted together by mud and lined with finer grass.
The nest is a neat structure of grass, rootlets, cobwebs, hair, wool and flower heads lined with thistledown, wool, hair or feathers.
The Greenfinch nest is built by the female.
Bellbird nests are made with twigs and fibres and lined with feathers and fine grasses.
The fantail’s nest is like a small cup made with grasses and moss, bound together with cobwebs and lined with feathers.
The pukeko's nest is perhaps most often in a raupo swamp where a large untidy structure of raupo leaves a foot or so high is built.
The nest is a simple affair, a hollow in the ground lined with grass and made comfortable for the big batch of eggs.
The nest consists of a considerable variety of materials; moss, and grass predominate; the fabric is strong, although frequently slight, in some cases the walls are extremely thin;
The nest is built of grass and sticks and lined with a plaster of decayed wood and grass cemented with saliva.
The nest pictured was built into an open flax kit suspended from a nail fastened to an upright board in a Maori hut.
The literature tells me that the nest may be found in some crevice of bark or hole in a tree, a fissure in a broken branch, or a cranny penetrating dry wood.
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Tui nests are made with twigs and fibres and lined with feathers and fine grasses and are usually placed in fork of a tree hidden from view.