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Birds of Kentucky: Mother nature going stealth

2010-04-23 - Photo by Cindy Meyer. Sycamore Springs, KY
Since posted, several people have identified the nest as a hummingbird nest
Cindy Meyer thought this odd creation was just an odd knot when the tree was cut down. But upon closer inspection, she found it was a bird's nest. She wonders now what kind of bird built it, and whether the outside cover was intentional, or if the lichen just "took over" after the nest served its purpose. "The picture was taken April 22, 2010 at Sycamore Springs, halfway between Columbia, Edmonton and Burkesville- you can't get any further out without getting closer!" Cindy Meyer writes.

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