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  • They nest on the ground in an open area with little or no plant growth.
  • Often I put my nest on the ground, and never very far above it. Cited from The Burgess Bird Book for Children, T. Burgess
  • They make a cup nest on the ground or relatively low in a tree.
  • This species will nest on the ground when no suitable trees are available.
  • They nest on the ground on stones with little or no plant growth.
  • There were also three trees in the yard, each with two nests on them.
  • You will have its nest on your left and ours on your right. Cited from Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo
  • It usually nests on a river bank, but not always near water.
  • And what will the little ones do then, up in the nest on the old pine? Cited from Wilderness Ways, by William J Long
  • In some rare instances they have been seen to nest on the ground under trees.
  • They nest on the ground, usually in well-hidden locations near water.
  • They nest on the ground in a dry open area.
  • Also he catches many birds, especially those birds which nest on the ground. Cited from The Burgess Animal Book for Children, by Burgess 2
  • She makes a nest on or slightly below the surface of the ground among open vegetation.
  • They nest on the ground and lay one large white egg. Cited from The Home of the Blizzard, by Sir Douglas Mawson
  • They nest on the ground, and their habitat is near fresh water.
  • Once she looked back at the house, set like an ancient brown bird's nest on the narrow fields. Cited from Life at High Tide, by Various
  • These birds nest on the ground, usually near water.
  • Then down came half a dozen small branches, several with birds' nests on them. Cited from Four Boy Hunters, by Captain Ralph Bonehill
  • "Certainly, no eagle ever built his nest on a rock more easy of access." Cited from Sea-Wolves of the Mediterranean, by E. Hamilton Currey
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