Nest Construction Conference

The Nest Construction and Function 2015 conference, held in Lincoln, was attended by Alexis, Lauren, Eira, and Sue:

 

Alexis giving her talk on how male zabra finches learn about and attend to multiple physical properties of nest materials:

 

Next up, here’s Eira talking about the role of the cerebellum in avian nest-building behaviour:

 

Here, Lauren talked about how first-time nest-building zebra finches copy experienced conspecifics:

 

And then finally, Sue pictured with Charles Deeming with the book ‘Nests, eggs, & incubation’ which Sue, Kate, and Ida contributed a chapter to!