The quick and inquisitive

A find while walking on Tambo Bluff was an exquisitely built nest of a pair of Grey Fantails.

The nest is made of fine grass which is bound together by copious amounts of spider web. The base is woven into a long stem, giving the overall appearance of a wine glass.

Grey Fantail
Grey Fantail

Despite its small size, apparently distance is no barrier to this species, as they are known to cross Bass Strait.

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