Natural History and Reproductive Biology of the Communally Breeding Greater Ani (Crotophaga major) at Gatún Lake, Panama

@inproceedings{Riehl2009NaturalHA,
  title={Natural History and Reproductive Biology of the Communally Breeding Greater Ani (Crotophaga major) at Gat{\'u}n Lake, Panama},
  author={Christina Riehl and Laura Jara},
  year={2009}
}
Abstract The Greater Ani (Crotophaga major) is the least well-known of the communally breeding crotophagine cuckoos, although it is locally abundant in Panama and northern South America. We present substantial new life history information from 87 breeding groups of Greater Anis at Gatún Lake, Panama, and the first description of their conspicuous, highly stereotyped communal displays. Breeding groups were composed of two to five socially monogamous pairs; no pairs nested singly. Seven groups… 
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