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Community Nest Spider

Unread postby Elsa » Tue Jun 08, 2010 9:33 pm

I know this is not a bird but can anyone tell what bird belongs to this nest?
It fascinated us when found in the Mopani area of Kruger in Feb this year.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby BushFairy » Tue Jun 08, 2010 9:36 pm

Hi Elsa :)

I think this is a spiders nest rather than a birds nest :hmz: Don't know which spider it belongs to though!
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Bobbi Jane » Tue Jun 08, 2010 10:26 pm

It looks like a Rain Spider's nest but I am not 100% sure!
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Imberbe » Wed Jun 09, 2010 12:31 am

Community nest spiders. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread postby Elsa » Wed Jun 09, 2010 12:27 pm

Thanks Imberbe, Bobbi and BushFairy,
must say I wondered about spiders nest but then have seen totally different looking nests, covered more in spiders web that were described as being so, in fact very similar to what I had seen a Grey Penduline Tit's nest looking like.
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