Bird nest

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This article is about regular bird nests. For bird nests that drop a clue scroll, see clue nest.
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A bird nest can be found whilst cutting most types of trees, including ent trunks. The chance of getting a bird nest from a tree is 1/256 each time you would normally get a log, regardless of the type of tree (except redwood trees, which only drop clue nests). If a nest appears while a player is cutting a tree, a chirping sound will usually be heard, and the player will get a message in the chat box stating, "A bird's nest falls out of the tree." The nest is dropped on the ground and will despawn after 30 seconds if not picked up.

Bird nests may contain tree or fruit tree seeds, jewellery rings, or bird's eggs. Tree seeds can be used in Farming, rings can be enchanted with Magic, and birds' eggs can be offered to the shrine in the Woodcutting Guild to receive 100 Prayer experience and a bird nest which always contains seeds.

When a nest is dropped a roll is done to determine the type of nest the player will receive. The table contains 100 slots: 3/100 bird's egg (one for each colour), 32/100 rings, 65/100 seeds. When wearing a strung rabbit foot, five seed slots are removed, making the chances 3/95 for bird's egg, 32/95 for ring and 60/95 for seeds.[1]

Empty bird nests can be crushed with a pestle and mortar, resulting in a crushed nest. Wesley in Nardah will crush both noted and un-noted bird nests for a fee of 50 coins each.

Crushed nests are used to make Saradomin brews.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Products[edit | edit source]

ItemMembersSkillsXPMaterials
Crushed nest.pngCrushed nest
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  • None
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Loot[edit | edit source]

Tree seed nests[edit | edit source]

Drop rates estimated based on 201,378 nests from the Drop Rate Project, unless otherwise cited.

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Acorn.png: Bird nest drops Acorn with rarity 214/1,011 in quantity 1Acorn1214/1,011343
Apple tree seed.png: Bird nest drops Apple tree seed with rarity 170/1,011 in quantity 1Apple tree seed1170/1,011137
Banana tree seed.png: Bird nest drops Banana tree seed with rarity 108/1,011 in quantity 1Banana tree seed1108/1,011712
Orange tree seed.png: Bird nest drops Orange tree seed with rarity 85/1,011 in quantity 1Orange tree seed185/1,0111318
Willow seed.png: Bird nest drops Willow seed with rarity 135/1,011 in quantity 1Willow seed1135/1,0111,0559
Teak seed.png: Bird nest drops Teak seed with rarity 4/1,011 in quantity 1Teak seed14/1,0118228
Curry tree seed.png: Bird nest drops Curry tree seed with rarity 68/1,011 in quantity 1Curry tree seed168/1,0112023
Maple seed.png: Bird nest drops Maple seed with rarity 54/1,011 in quantity 1Maple seed154/1,01121,50528
Pineapple seed.png: Bird nest drops Pineapple seed with rarity 42/1,011 in quantity 1Pineapple seed142/1,01116244
Mahogany seed.png: Bird nest drops Mahogany seed with rarity 4/1,011 in quantity 1Mahogany seed14/1,0111,19928
Papaya tree seed.png: Bird nest drops Papaya tree seed with rarity 34/1,011 in quantity 1Papaya tree seed134/1,0111,91569
Palm tree seed.png: Bird nest drops Palm tree seed with rarity 22/1,011 in quantity 1Palm tree seed122/1,01133,138152
Calquat tree seed.png: Bird nest drops Calquat tree seed with rarity 17/1,011 in quantity 1Calquat tree seed117/1,01194204
Yew seed.png: Bird nest drops Yew seed with rarity 27/1,011 in quantity 1Yew seed127/1,01163,46485
Magic seed.png: Bird nest drops Magic seed with rarity 5/1,011 in quantity 1Magic seed15/1,011158,301253
Spirit seed.png: Bird nest drops Spirit seed with rarity 11/1,011 in quantity 1Spirit seed111/1,011Not sold0
Celastrus seed.png: Bird nest drops Celastrus seed with rarity 3/1,011 in quantity 1Celastrus seed13/1,01164,058324
Redwood tree seed.png: Bird nest drops Redwood tree seed with rarity 2/1,011 in quantity 1Redwood tree seed12/1,01119,510390
Dragonfruit tree seed.png: Bird nest drops Dragonfruit tree seed with rarity 6/1,011 in quantity 1Dragonfruit tree seed16/1,011170,053258

Wyson seed nests[edit | edit source]

Drop rates estimated based on 102,112 nests from the Drop Rate Project, unless otherwise cited.

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Acorn.png: Bird nest drops Acorn with rarity 80/684 in quantity 1Acorn180/684343
Sweetcorn seed.png: Bird nest drops Sweetcorn seed with rarity 102/684 in quantity 6Sweetcorn seed6102/6841224
Strawberry seed.png: Bird nest drops Strawberry seed with rarity 100/684 in quantity 6Strawberry seed6100/6843060
Limpwurt seed.png: Bird nest drops Limpwurt seed with rarity 80/684 in quantity 2Limpwurt seed280/6844014
Watermelon seed.png: Bird nest drops Watermelon seed with rarity 70/684 in quantity 2Watermelon seed270/6843466
Snape grass seed.png: Bird nest drops Snape grass seed with rarity 40/684 in quantity 2Snape grass seed240/6846,490112
Willow seed.png: Bird nest drops Willow seed with rarity 16/684 in quantity 1Willow seed116/6841,0559
Maple seed.png: Bird nest drops Maple seed with rarity 6/684 in quantity 1Maple seed16/68421,50528
Pineapple seed.png: Bird nest drops Pineapple seed with rarity 16/684 in quantity 1Pineapple seed116/68416244
Cadantine seed.png: Bird nest drops Cadantine seed with rarity 24/684 in quantity 1Cadantine seed124/6846044
Lantadyme seed.png: Bird nest drops Lantadyme seed with rarity 30/684 in quantity 1Lantadyme seed130/6845575
Dwarf weed seed.png: Bird nest drops Dwarf weed seed with rarity 30/684 in quantity 1Dwarf weed seed130/6841543
Teak seed.png: Bird nest drops Teak seed with rarity 20/684 in quantity 1Teak seed120/6848228
Mahogany seed.png: Bird nest drops Mahogany seed with rarity 20/684 in quantity 1Mahogany seed120/6841,19928
Torstol seed.png: Bird nest drops Torstol seed with rarity 4/684 in quantity 1Torstol seed14/68455,27442
Calquat tree seed.png: Bird nest drops Calquat tree seed with rarity 12/684 in quantity 1Calquat tree seed112/68494204
Papaya tree seed.png: Bird nest drops Papaya tree seed with rarity 10/684 in quantity 1Papaya tree seed110/6841,91569
Palm tree seed.png: Bird nest drops Palm tree seed with rarity 2/684 in quantity 1Palm tree seed12/68433,138152
Dragonfruit tree seed.png: Bird nest drops Dragonfruit tree seed with rarity 2/684 in quantity 1Dragonfruit tree seed12/684170,053258
Ranarr seed.png: Bird nest drops Ranarr seed with rarity 4/684 in quantity 1Ranarr seed14/68434,14230
Snapdragon seed.png: Bird nest drops Snapdragon seed with rarity 4/684 in quantity 1Snapdragon seed14/68458,62836
Yew seed.png: Bird nest drops Yew seed with rarity 4/684 in quantity 1Yew seed14/68463,46485
Magic seed.png: Bird nest drops Magic seed with rarity 2/684 in quantity 1Magic seed12/684158,301253
Spirit seed.png: Bird nest drops Spirit seed with rarity 4/684 in quantity 1Spirit seed14/684Not sold0
Celastrus seed.png: Bird nest drops Celastrus seed with rarity 1/684 in quantity 1Celastrus seed11/68464,058324
Redwood tree seed.png: Bird nest drops Redwood tree seed with rarity 1/684 in quantity 1Redwood tree seed11/68419,510390

Ring nests[edit | edit source]

Drop rates estimated based on 2,156,550 nests from the Drop Rate Project, unless otherwise cited.

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Gold ring.png: Bird nest drops Gold ring with rarity 35/100 in quantity 1Gold ring135/100130210
Sapphire ring.png: Bird nest drops Sapphire ring with rarity 40/100 in quantity 1Sapphire ring140/100504540
Emerald ring.png: Bird nest drops Emerald ring with rarity 15/100 in quantity 1Emerald ring115/100663765
Ruby ring.png: Bird nest drops Ruby ring with rarity 9/100 in quantity 1Ruby ring19/1001,0381,215
Diamond ring.png: Bird nest drops Diamond ring with rarity 1/100 in quantity 1Diamond ring11/1001,9282,115

Bird's egg nests[edit | edit source]

Item Quantity Rarity Price High Alch
Bird's egg (red).png: Bird nest drops Bird's egg with rarity 1/3 in quantity 1Bird's egg11/3Not soldN/A
Bird's egg (green).png: Bird nest drops Bird's egg with rarity 1/3 in quantity 1Bird's egg11/3Not soldN/A
Bird's egg (blue).png: Bird nest drops Bird's egg with rarity 1/3 in quantity 1Bird's egg11/3Not soldN/A

Item sources[edit | edit source]

For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here (include RDT).
SourceLevelQuantityRarity
Ambassador FerrnookN/A Casket.png1Uncommon
Ambassador GimblewapN/A Casket.png1Uncommon
Ambassador SpanfippleN/A Casket.png1Uncommon
BrambickleN/A Casket.png1Uncommon
Captain BleemadgeN/A Casket.png1Uncommon
Captain DaerkinN/A Casket.png1Uncommon
Captain DalburN/A Casket.png1Uncommon
Captain KlemfoodleN/A Casket.png1Uncommon
Captain NintoN/A Casket.png1Uncommon
G.L.O. CaranockN/A Casket.png1Uncommon
GarkorN/A Casket.png1Uncommon
Gnome RestaurantN/A Casket.png1Uncommon
Gnormadium AvlafrimN/A Casket.png1Uncommon
HazelmereN/A Casket.png1Uncommon
King BolrenN/A Casket.png1Uncommon
Lieutenant SchepburN/A Casket.png1Uncommon
Mole clawN/A Casket.png1Always
Mole skinN/A Casket.png1Always
PenwieN/A Casket.png1Uncommon
Professor ImblewynN/A Casket.png1Uncommon
Professor ManglethorpN/A Casket.png1Uncommon
Professor OnglewipN/A Casket.png1Uncommon
Teak35 Woodcutting icon.png1Rare
WingstoneN/A Casket.png1Uncommon

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
20 September 2018
(update)

The value was changed from 2 to 452 so that it would appear above logs when on the ground.

27 March 2014
(update | poll)

Can now be received as a drop when chopping the log left by a slain Ent.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • There is a 1/256 chance that the Armadyl crossbow special attack sound will be heard instead of the chirping sound when a nest is dropped from a tree.[2]
  • Bird nests from Wyson are different than normal bird nests and therefore have their own separate slot in a bank.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 26 October 2018. (Archived from the original on 26 May 2020.) Mod Ash: "If you've got the rabbit foot necklace, pick number 0-94 inclusive. Otherwise, pick number 0-99 inclusive. 0 = red egg, 1 = blue egg, 2 = green egg, 3-34 = ring, otherwise it's seeds."
  2. Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 18 June 2017. (Archived from the original on 26 May 2020.) Mod Ash: "Yup."