Reproductive success of the specialist brood parasite Screaming Cowbird in an alternative host , the Chopi Blackbird

@inproceedings{Gicomo2014ReproductiveSO,
  title={Reproductive success of the specialist brood parasite Screaming Cowbird in an alternative host , the Chopi Blackbird},
  author={Alejandro G. Di Gi{\'a}como and Juan Carlos Reboreda},
  year={2014}
}
The Screaming Cowbird (Molothrus rufoaxillaris) is the most specialized brood-parasitic cowbird, relying almost entirely on the Bay-winged Cowbird (Agelaioides badius) as host. Recently, Screaming Cowbirds have expanded their range to areas where Bay-winged Cowbirds are absent, and they are exploiting the Chopi Blackbird (Gnorimopsar chopi). Interactions between Screaming Cowbirds and Chopi Blackbirds are largely unexplored, as is the reproductive success of the parasite in this host. Screaming… CONTINUE READING
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