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Picathartes nest

Picathartes nest

One of the target birds for the trip into the Korup forest was the fabled Grey-necked Picathartes. We were lucky enough to see two of them though disappointingly i failed to get any photograph.
This is a Picathartes nest - like a huge swallow's nest made of mud which the bird attaches to cave walls or to overhanging boulders or cliffs.

Canon EOS 350D
1/60s f/4.0 at 25.0mm iso800 with Flash full exif

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