Parental Provisioning by Carolina Wrens

  title={Parental Provisioning by Carolina Wrens},
  author={Diane L. H. Neudorf and Mallory J. Brodrick and James. Cureton},
Abstract We studied nestling provisioning and male song behavior associated with provisioning by Carolina Wrens (Thryothorus ludovicianus) throughout the nestling period. Overall, males and females (n  =  14 pairs) provisioned at similar rates throughout four nestling stages although males tended to provision more at the earliest nest stage (1–3 days). Males and females increased their rate of provisioning progressively over the nestling period. Parents brought one food item at a time to the… 

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