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IMPACT OF BROOD PARASITISM ON NEST SURVIVAL PARAMETERS AND SEASONAL FECUNDITY OF SIX SONGBIRD SPECIES IN SOUTHEASTERN OLD-FIELD HABITAT
Abstract We monitored 259 nests of six Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater) hosts within old-field habitat on James Island, South Carolina during the 1997 and 1998 breeding seasons to determine theExpand
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IMPACT OF BROOD PARASITISM ON NEST SURVIVAL PARAMETERS AND SEASONAL FECUNDITY OF SIX SONGBIRD SPECIES IN SOUTHEASTERN OLD-FIELD HABITAT
Abstract We monitored 259 nests of six Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater) hosts within old-field habitat on James Island, South Carolina during the 1997 and 1998 breeding seasons to determine theExpand
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Functional Analysis of Space‐Related Behavior in the Seaside Sparrow
This paper compares Seaside Sparrow (Ammospiza maritima) populations nest- ing in two dispersion patterns: territories and grouped territories. Territories, found in altered (ditched) salt marshes,Expand
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Dominance and mating success in male boat-tailed grackles
  • W. Post
  • Biology
  • Animal Behaviour
  • 1 November 1992
Abstract A study of boat-tailed grackles, Quiscalus major, shows how variation in male mating success is related to dominance rank and to competition for concentrations of breeding females. MalesExpand
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Comparative costs of promiscuity and monogramy: A test of reproductive effort theory
SummarySharp-tailed sparrows Ammospiza caudacuta and seaside sparrows A. maritima co-occupy salt marshes in northeastern North America and are ecologically similar. Female caudacuta care for theirExpand
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FRESHWATER WETLANDS, RAINFALL, AND THE BREEDING ECOLOGY OF WHITE IBISES IN COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
ABSTRACr. -The numbers of White Ibises (Eudocimus albus) nesting on Drum Island in the Cooper River and on Pumpkinseed Island in Winyah Bay, the two largest wading bird colonies along the SouthExpand
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Seaside Sparrow Displays: Their Function in Social Organization and Habitat
THE behavior of the Seaside Sparrow (Ammospiza maritima) is of general interest because of this species' wide range of densities (Post 1974) and variation in patterns of dispersion in its breedingExpand
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Food Exploitation Patterns in an Assembly of Estuarine Herons
Abstract I examined the food exploitation patterns of three day herons, Great Egret (Ardea alba), Snowy Egret (Egretta thula), Tricolored Heron (E. tricolor) and a nocturnal species, theExpand
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The Shiny Cowbird in the West Indies
The Shiny Cowbird (Molothrus bonariensis) has been spreading into the Caribbean since 1860, when a specimen was collected on Vieques Island (Newton 1860), 10 km W of Puerto Rico. M. bonariensis hasExpand
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