Thursday, September 19, 2013

Mangrove Robins must start again

Mangrove Robin (Peneonanthe pulverulenta) proposes. Man proposes. Nature disposes.

Found pair nesting in mangroves. Happy to allow close approach. Two eggs laid. Week later, no eggs, nest being re-established nearby. Start over again.


Gouldiae said...

Nice little tableaux Tony. Amazing the degree of resilience of some of our birds?

Tony Ashton said...

Resilience indeed. Fourth or fifth nesting. One or two fledglings only.
Fingers crossed again.

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