Copulations and Mate Guarding of the Chinese Egret

@inproceedings{Guoan2005CopulationsAM,
  title={Copulations and Mate Guarding of the Chinese Egret},
  author={Wei Guo-an and Yin Zuo-Hua and Lei Fu-min},
  year={2005}
}
Abstract The Chinese Egret (Egretta eulophotes) is a globally threatened species with little quantitative data on its breeding biology. Observations conducted in 2003 at Xing-Ren Tuo in Liaoning Province indicated that the species had a low within-pair copulation frequency and a relatively high extra-pair copulation frequency. The occurrence of extra-pair copulations depended upon the absence of the cuckolder's mate and the cuckolded male. There was an asynchronous fading in bill color between… 

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