noun[usually with adjective or noun modifier]
A bird that nests in a specified manner or place: a scarce nester in Britain hole-nesters See also empty nester.
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- Not surprisingly the grey wagtail is a scarce nester in Norfolk.
- These birds are common nesters at airfields and airports throughout their range.
- European Starlings are cavity nesters, and nests are generally located in natural hollows, old woodpecker holes, birdhouses, or building eaves and crevices.
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