Sex differences in the behaviour and measurements of Corncrakes Crex crex in Scotland

@article{Tyler1996SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in the behaviour and measurements of Corncrakes Crex crex in Scotland},
  author={G. A. Tyler and R. Green and T. J. Stowe and A. V. Newton},
  journal={Ringing and Migration},
  year={1996},
  volume={17},
  pages={15-19}
}
  • G. A. Tyler, R. Green, +1 author A. V. Newton
  • Published 1996
  • Biology
  • Ringing and Migration
  • Radio‐tagged Corncrakes which incubated clutches and/or accompanied broods of chicks were not observed to sing. Birds which sang did not give parental care. Dissection of two birds which had been radio‐tracked indicated that the first group were females and the second group were males. This confirmed previous indications that, in the wild, only females care for the eggs and young and only males sing. The length of the head and bill and the maximum chord wing length were both greater in males… CONTINUE READING
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