Homes of birds

Homes of birds are protective places for them. Homes protect them from cold, heat, rain, and attack of enemies. The basic need of a living object is a shelter, and we name it home. But, there are different names for homes of different birds. In this part, we will see names for the homes of birds.

Some birds live in natural homes, some create their own, and some live in homes created by other birds. Birds build nests to live.

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Types of nests

Different birds live in different nests.

Here are the types of the nest-

  • Burrow
  • Cavity nest
  • Cupped nest
  • Ground nest
  • Mound
  • Pendant
  • Platform
  • Scrape nest
  • Sphere                      

♦ Burrow- Some birds choose burrows excavated by other animals. 

♦ Cavity nest- We see that there are cavities in some trees. Birds use those cavities as their home. But some birds create their own cavity.

♦ Cupped nest- Birds build a nest in traditional style. Its shape is like a bowl. The size of this nest depends upon the size of the bird.

♦ Ground nest – Some birds make a leap on the ground instead of making a traditional nest. They lay their eggs in it.

♦ Mound- Some of the birds bury their eggs. Such a type of home is called a mound.

♦ Pendant- Some birds collect plant fiber, grass and create this nest. It looks like a sack. We see these nests hung on the branches of trees.

♦ Platform- Some birds build nests bigger in size. These nests are permanent, and they use these for many years.

♦ Scrape -This nest is very simple to build. This is a shallow depression in the soil.

♦ Sphere- Some birds collect plant fiber, grass and create this nest. This nest is also like a pendant.    But the structure of this nest is circular, having only one small round hole.

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Names for Homes of Birds

Here is a list of names for homes of birds. That is the name of bird shelters.

Have a look-

Homes of Birds: Protective Places.
List -
1.Australian bush turkeymound
2.Bird aviary,cage, nest
8.Dovecote, columbarium
9.Duckpond, scrape nest, water
10.Eagleeyrie, platform
11.Egret platform
12.Egyptian ploverscrape
14.Flamingo mound
.16.Heliothryx barroti cupped nest
18.Horned cootmound
19.Hummingbirdcupped nest
20.Kingletcupped nest
24.Ostrichveldt, scrape
25.Owlbarn, tree
26.Parrotcage, cavity nest (natural)
27.Penguinscrape nest
28.Pigeon cote, loft
29.Puff birdburrow
31.Robinscupped nest
32.Sand martinburrow
33.Shorebirdscrape nest
36.Thick billed weaversphere nest
37Titcavity nest (natural)
.38.Trogoncavity nest (created by them)
39.Vulturescrape nest
40.Wasp nest
41.Weavers pendant
42.Woodpeckercavity nest (created by them)

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