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There are estimated to be over 18,000 different bird species with a wide variety of nest shapes and sizes. From teeny, adorable cups to massive compost mounds, the diversity of birds’ nests is definitely impressive.

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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:BirdsAsiaJohnGoIVGoul_0036.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Common_Tailorbird_(Orthotomus_sutorius)_Nest_in_Hyderabad,_AP_W_IMG_7248.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Brushturkeykansaszoo.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Alectura_Lathami.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Australian_Brush_Turkey_Nest_(Sydney).jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hammerkop_with_Nesting_Material.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Scopus_umbretta_nest1.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hamerkop_(Scopus_umbretta_umbretta)_collecting_for_nest.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pied-billed_Grebe_-_on_land_(8430520951).jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pie-billed_grebe_(Podilymbus_podiceps)_in_Oregon.webm
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Nido_en_un_patio_Cubano_de_Mellisuga_helenae.JPG
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pich%C3%B3n_de_zunzuncito_en_su_nido.JPG
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