It ultimately will cause enormous pain to retirees who have small or no nest eggs.
And an eaglet does not start off flying from the ground, but from the nest.
As Nguyen had said, it would have been impossible to leave one egg in the nest if too many predators walked the earth.
Her mate was perched two trees away, ready to risk all to protect the nest.
Once a bird is coated with oil, it can die within hours and can bring sludge back to its nest and young in the meantime.
Erect this within ten feet of a nest, and leave it alone for a few hours.
The guillemot makes no nest, merely laying a single egg on a ledge.
Nor did he move when nest brought the armful of dry clothes.
She was shaking the nest of a field mouse from one of the side pockets.
nest—In dead trees, not more than five or six feet from the ground.
Old English nest "bird's nest, snug retreat," also "young bird, brood," from Proto-Germanic *nistaz (cf. Middle Low German, Middle Dutch nest, German Nest), from PIE *nizdo- (cf. Sanskrit nidah "resting place, nest," Latin nidus "nest," Old Church Slavonic gnezdo, Old Irish net, Welsh nyth, Breton nez "nest"), probably from *ni "down" + *sed- (1) "to sit" (see sedentary).
Used since Middle English in reference to various accumulations of things (e.g. a nest of drawers, early 18c.). Nest egg "retirement savings" is from 1700, originally "a real or artificial egg left in a nest to induce the hen to go on laying there" (c.1600).