The nests are usually located on dry land close to water, in areas with dense cover, especially bulrush .
Its dried-up canals have been taken over by the Typha australis bulrush , said Asuquo-Obot, who has been doing research on the macrophytic vegetation of large lakes.
These are built of stalks and leaves of bulrushes , flag, and reed-mace and reed.
Norma Keane studied water flowers such as white water lilies and bulrushes while Darren Roache enjoyed completing his work on crustaceans.
The biblical story of Moses records that, in order to avoid the persecution of the Pharaoh, Moses' parents concealed him by the river in an ark of bulrushes , from which he was rescued by the Pharaoh's daughter.
Or climate warming could be accelerating the rate at which marsh plants such as cattails, bulrushes , and sedges invade ponds and convert them to meadows.
David's abandonment in the forest primeval is also his deliverance from destruction, Moses left in the bulrushes .
The open basket can be compared to the arc of bulrushes into which Moses was cast by his Hebrew mother ‘when she could no longer hide him’.
The female builds the nest, which is a bulky, open cup made of leaves, stems, and grass, and lashed to cattails, bulrushes , or other plants growing over the water.
Cattails and bulrushes are especially efficient at absorbing large quantities of nitrogen and phosphorous, substances easily transported in runoff.