Largest Nest of Bird

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The World Record of ‘largest nest of bird’ has been achieved by mallee fowl (Leipoa ocellata) from Australia.

It was measured to 4.57 m (15 ft) in height and 10.6 m (35 ft) across, and it has been calculated that a nest site is supposed to involve the mounding of 249 m³ (8,793 ft³) of material weighing 300 tonnes (661,386 lb).

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Previous World Records:

The World Record of largest nest of bird was achieved by bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) from St Petersburg, Florida, USA. The largest bird’s nest measured 2.9 m (9 ft 6 in) wide and 6 m (20 ft) deep. It was estimated to weigh more than two tonnes (4,409 lb).

The World Record of largest nest of bird was achieved by golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos). The largest bird’s nest measured 4.57 m (15 ft).

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