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The Breeding Ecology of the Crested Myna Acridotheres cristatellus on Tropical Hainan Island
Abstract Research into the breeding ecology of birds is key to understanding the evolution of life-history traits and developing effective species conservation measures. We studied the breedingExpand
Breeding in a noisy world: Attraction to urban arterial roads and preference for nest-sites by the scaly-breasted munia (Lonchura punctulata)
Abstract With increasing urbanization, the availability of natural habitats for other animals has declined, thus forcing them to adapt to urban environments to survive. To understand the adaptationExpand
Snake slough in birds’ nests acts as a nest predator deterrent
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The use of snake slough as nest material by birds is considered an adaptive behavior to avoid nest predation and predation experiments were conducted to test the hypothesis that the snakeSlough helps birds to avoid predation. Expand