Breeding performance of Indian Sarus Crane Grus antigone antigone in the paddy crop agroecosystem

  title={Breeding performance of Indian Sarus Crane Grus antigone antigone in the paddy crop agroecosystem},
  author={C. Borad and A. Mukherjee and S. Patel and B. M. Parasharya},
  journal={Biodiversity & Conservation},
  • C. Borad, A. Mukherjee, +1 author B. M. Parasharya
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Biodiversity & Conservation
  • The breeding performance of the Indian Sarus Crane Grusantigone antigone Linn. was studied in the agriculturallandscape of Gujarat, India during 1996. Detailed records of a total of22 nests were compiled from egg-laying till fledging. Eleven clutches(50.0%) produced at least one chick. Ten clutches (45.45%) weredestroyed due to various mortality factors, and one clutch (4.50%)failed to hatch. Of the 10 pairs whose clutches were destroyed, at leastfour renested. Renesting in the wild was… CONTINUE READING
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