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The Crested Oropendola builds incredible teardrop-shaped nests which can hang down 4 feet from tree branches. You can see this one is in the process of being built. It is incredible to watch them construct these marvelous homes and terribly sad to when you see a bad wind take one down. The Crested Oropendola builds incredible teardrop-shaped nests which can hang down 4 feet from tree branches. You can see this one is in the process of being built. It is incredible to watch them construct these marvelous homes and terribly sad to when you see a bad wind take one down. The Crested Oropendola builds incredible teardrop-shaped nests which can hang down 4 feet from tree branches. You can see this one is in the process of being built. It is incredible to watch them construct these marvelous homes and terribly sad to when you see a bad wind take one down. The Crested Oropendola builds incredible teardrop-shaped nests which can hang down 4 feet from tree branches. You can see this one is in the process of being built. It is incredible to watch them construct these marvelous homes and terribly sad to when you see a bad wind take one down. The Crested Oropendola builds incredible teardrop-shaped nests which can hang down 4 feet from tree branches. You can see this one is in the process of being built. It is incredible to watch them construct these marvelous homes and terribly sad to when you see a bad wind take one down. The Crested Oropendola builds incredible teardrop-shaped nests which can hang down 4 feet from tree branches. You can see this one is in the process of being built. It is incredible to watch them construct these marvelous homes and terribly sad to when you see a bad wind take one down. The Crested Oropendola builds incredible teardrop-shaped nests which can hang down 4 feet from tree branches. You can see this one is in the process of being built. It is incredible to watch them construct these marvelous homes and terribly sad to when you see a bad wind take one down.

The Crested Oropendola builds incredible teardrop-shaped nests which can hang down 4 feet from tree branches. You can see this one is in the process of being built. It is incredible to watch them construct these marvelous homes and terribly sad to when you see a bad wind take one down.

Oropendola leaving his giant nest! (You should really click this one to see it larger)

Oropendola leaving his giant nest! (You should really click this one to see it larger)

I came across 5 oropendola nests today-all in progress! There could be oropendola spam this week… :-)

I came across 5 oropendola nests today-all in progress! There could be oropendola spam this week… :-)

For fairy-wren who thinks nothing of asking me to take more oropendola abuse…
(click to enlarge for better abuse)

For fairy-wren who thinks nothing of asking me to take more oropendola abuse…

(click to enlarge for better abuse)

By the way, it took about 20 minutes holding +5lbs (2.5 kg’s) of camera/glass over my head with my neck tilted back to get this shot… just sayin’ people.  ;-)

njwight:

There is only one thing this Crested Oropendola could have been saying to me…and I have said it a few times myself to people waving things in my face.

By the way, it took about 20 minutes holding +5lbs (2.5 kg’s) of camera/glass over my head with my neck tilted back to get this shot… just sayin’ people.  ;-)

njwight:

There is only one thing this Crested Oropendola could have been saying to me…and I have said it a few times myself to people waving things in my face.

There is only one thing this Crested Oropendola could have been saying to me…and I have said it a few times myself to people waving things in my face.

There is only one thing this Crested Oropendola could have been saying to me…and I have said it a few times myself to people waving things in my face.