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Wilson Portrait
That's quite an egg!

Wilson, when examining a Nest with an egg.

Willow Portrait
That egg could use some fire!

Willow, when examining a Nest with an egg.

Wolfgang Portrait
Is big egg!

Wolfgang, when examining a Nest with an egg.

Wendy Portrait
That egg represents a new life. Ugh.

Wendy, when examining a Nest with an egg.

WX-78 Portrait
I WANT THAT HORRIBLE EGG

WX-78, when examining a Nest with an egg.

Wickerbottom Portrait
What a tremendous Magnus Avis egg!

Wickerbottom, when examining a Nest with an egg.

Woodie Portrait
I should steal its egg to teach it a lesson.

Woodie, when examining a Nest with an egg.

Waxwell Portrait
Well. That's tempting.

Maxwell, when examining a Nest with an egg.

Wigfrid Portrait
A feathered warriör lurks inside.

Wigfrid, when examining a Nest with an egg.

Webber Portrait
This could feed us for days!

Webber, when examining a Nest with an egg.

Walani Portrait
Bunch of future pecky jerks.

Walani, when examining a Nest with an egg.

Warly Portrait
No vacancy here.

Warly, when examining a Nest with an egg.

Woodlegs Portrait
Thet thar's a big egg!

Woodlegs, when examining a Nest with an egg.

Winona Portrait
That looks mighty tasty.

Winona, when examining a Nest with an egg.

Wilson Portrait
The nest is empty.

Wilson, when examining an empty Nest.

Willow Portrait
The nest is empty.

Willow, when examining an empty Nest.

Wolfgang Portrait
Is nest of emptiness.

Wolfgang, when examining an empty Nest.

Wendy Portrait
The nest is empty. Vacant. Barren. A void.

Wendy, when examining an empty Nest.

WX-78 Portrait
IT IS EMPTY

WX-78, when examining an empty Nest.

Wickerbottom Portrait
The nest is empty. Soon the cycle will begin again.

Wickerbottom, when examining an empty Nest.

Woodie Portrait
Nothing there.

Woodie, when examining an empty Nest.

Waxwell Portrait
It's made of dirty beefalo hair.

Maxwell, when examining an empty Nest.

Wigfrid Portrait
A yöung bird öf war will söön be börn.

Wigfrid, when examining an empty Nest.

Webber Portrait
Where is the egg?

Webber, when examining an empty Nest.

Walani Portrait
The eggs have flown the coop.

Walani, when examining an empty Nest.

Warly Portrait
Empty nest syndrome is setting in.

Warly, when examining an empty Nest.

Woodlegs Portrait
Th'egg basket's empty.

Woodlegs, when examining an empty Nest.

Wilba Portrait
'TIS BARREN

Wilba, when examining an empty Nest.

Winona Portrait
Someone's an empty nester.

Winona, when examining an empty Nest.

A Tallbird Nest  is a naturally occurring object that randomly spawns in Rockyland BiomesTallbirds will also spawn with nests (one Tallbird per nest) and will lay Tallbird Eggs there.

The Egg can be taken from the nest, which will anger the owning Tallbird and make it chase the player. The Tallbird will lay another one after 17.5 game hours, and if killed, the Tallbird will respawn in 2.5 days. The Egg can hatch into an adult Tallbird if it is unharvested and the parent Tallbird is dead.

At dusk, Tallbirds return to their nests to sleep, though they will wake up if anyone goes near them for a short duration or takes their Eggs.

Gift Icon Downloadable ContentEdit

In the Shipwrecked DLC, Tallbird Nests can be found rarely in the Magma Field Biome.

Prototype TipsEdit

  • Players should be careful when using fire around Tallbird nests as they are flammable and do not respawn if destroyed.
  • One must be prepared to kill or run away from the Tallbird after taking its egg, as it will pursue for a very long time.
    • If the player jumps into a Wormhole, the Tallbird cannot follow, making it easy to steal their Egg this way.

Placeholder TriviaEdit

  • According to Maxwell, Tallbird Nests are made out of Beefalo Wool: "It's made of dirty beefalo hair."

Blueprint GalleryEdit

Naturally spawning world objects
Plants Berry BushCarrotCave Banana TreeCave LichenEvergreenFlower (Evil FlowerFern) • GrassLight FlowerLureplantMandrakeMushroomsMushtreePlantReedsSaplingSpiky BushTotally Normal Tree
(Birchnut TreeCactusTumbleweed Reign of Giants icon) (Ash TreeBamboo PatchCoffee PlantElephant CactusJungle TreeMangrove TreePalm TreeRegular Jungle TreeSeaweed PlantSweet PotatoViney Bush Shipwrecked icon) (AloeAsparagusBrambleClaw Palm TreeCocooned TreeExotic FlowerHedgeIntricate TopiaryLawn DecorationLotus PlantNettle VineRainforest TreeTall GrassTea TreeTuber Tree Hamlet icon) (Juicy Berry BushSporecapSucculentTwiggy Tree Don't Starve Together icon)
Mobs and Mob Housing BeehiveHound MoundPondPig HousePig KingPig TorchRabbit HutchRundown HouseSlurtle MoundSpider DenSpilagmiteSplumonkey PodTallbird NestWalrus CampWorm Hole
(BurrowHollow Stump Reign of Giants icon) (Ballphin PalaceCrabbit DenDragoon DenDragoon EggFishermerm's HutMerm HutPrime Ape HutSharkitten DenShoalTidal PoolWildbore HouseWobster DenYaarctopus Shipwrecked icon) (Dung PileGnat MoundLily PadMandrake HillMant HillThundernestTown HouseWatch Tower Hamlet icon) (AntlionBat CaveGigantic BeehiveMagma Don't Starve Together icon)
Resources Ancient StatueBonesBoulderFlotsamGraveHarp StatueMarble PillarMarble TreeMaxwell StatueMerm HeadPig HeadRelicSinkholeSkeletonStalagmite
(Mini Glacier Reign of Giants icon) (Brainy SproutCharcoal BoulderCoral ReefCrateDebrisLava PoolLimpet RockMagma PileMussel BedObsidian BoulderPoisonous HoleSandy PileTar SlickWatery GraveWildbore HeadWreck Shipwrecked icon) (A Smashing PotStone Slab Hamlet icon) (Cave HoleLakeMarble SculpturesMeteor BoulderPetrified Tree Don't Starve Together icon)
Inanimate Ancient Pseudoscience StationBasaltCompromising StatueGramaphoneHeadstoneMarble PillarMaxwell's DoorMaxwell's LightNightmare LightNightmare LockNightmare ThroneObeliskOrnate ChestPillarsSunken BoatSuspicious Dirt PileTouch StoneThulecite Wall
(Glommer's Statue Reign of Giants icon) (Electric IsoscelesGunpowder BarrelKrissureLimestone WallObsidian WorkbenchRawlingSteamer TrunkSeaworthySlot MachineSuspicious BubblesVolcanoVolcano Altar of SnackrificeWoodlegs' CageX Marks the Spot Shipwrecked icon) (Cave CleftFountain of YouthRuinous EntranceSecret Bandit CampWishing Well Hamlet icon) (Ancient ChestAncient GatewayAncient MuralAncient ObeliskFlorid PosternLoot StashMoon StoneRock DenStagehandSuspicious MarbleSuspicious Moonrock Don't Starve Together icon)
Things Box ThingCrank ThingEye BoneMetal Potato ThingRing ThingWooden Thing
(FishboneGrassy ThingRing ThingScrew ThingWooden Platform ThingWooden Potato Thing Shipwrecked icon) (Stone Egg Hamlet icon) (Star-Sky Don't Starve Together icon)
The Gorge Don't Starve Together icon Mealing StoneSalt PondSpotty ShrubSugarwood TreeThe Altar of Gnaw

Start a Discussion Discussions about Tallbird Nest

  • i have a pet small bird

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    • i stole the egg by killing the big one an put it beside the campfire and it hatched into a smallbird he kills anything i attack do that too he/...
    • It's normal. You should beware though, as it can die pretty quickly and once it grows into a tallbird, it will become hostile. Between...
  • A use for the tallbird egg

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    • Here, i think that the thermal stone is a great idea. It's quite expensive but not too much, and i'ts renewable too. So a good rec...
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