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Birds: The Tailor Bird

[Common Thrush]  [Missel Thrush]  [Blackbird]  [Mocking Bird]  [Tailor Bird]  [Golden Crested Wren]  [Migration Of Birds]  [The Wren]  [Nightingale]  [Robin Redbreast]  [More Information About Birds] 

( Originally Published 1894 )



The Tailor Bird is a small bird of no very remarkable appearance, but it is singular from its habit of sewing leaves together in forming its nest. This it does by using its beak as a needle, and certain vegetable fibres as thread, and sewing the edges of leaves together in the form of a pocket, in which it deposits its eggs and rears its young.



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