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Top 25 Wild Bird Brood Parasites National Geographic Society

Top 25 Wild Bird Brood Parasites National Geographic Society

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A female Asian Koel photographed in Bangalore, India. These birds commonly parasitise crows (Paneendra BA) ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Brood Parasites – National Geographic Society Newsroom

Common kingfishers have a wide distribution across Eurasia and North Africa, tropical populations can be found by rivers and where the rivers freeze over ...

... In India the Banded Bay Cuckoo parasitises the Common Iora (Panthera Tigris) ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #118 – National Geographic Society Newsroom

... The Shiny Cowbird of South America is a generalist brood parasite, they have been recorded parasitising 240 different species (Raymond De Jesús Asencio) ...

... Shiny Cowbird chicks do not mimic their host's chicks but nonetheless their host provisions just as much for them as for their own chicks (Mann Niyati) ...

Barn Swallows catch prey on the wing. Their diet varies depending on where they are and the time of year. During the breeding season, Barn Swallows prey ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #111 – National Geographic Society Newsroom

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: Migration – National Geographic Society Newsroom

A vibrant female Indian Paradise-flycatcher photographed by Vishal Monakar. There are 6 species of Paradise-flycatchers in Asia and genetic studies reveal ...

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #99 – National Geographic Society Newsroom

American White Pelican colonies are occasionally poisoned when people use pesticides in close proximity to their habitat. Photo by Emil Baumbach

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #92

Zebra finches may have the potential to become brood parasites. Keith Gerstung, CC BY-SA

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A reed warbler feeding a hungry cuckoo chick. Per Harald Olsen

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: The LBJs – National Geographic Blog

Top 25 Wild Bird Brood Parasites – National Geographic Society Newsroom

A zebra finch getting ready to line its nest. Gil Dekel

In the form of brood parasites, the bird world has enough irresponsible moms to start a reality TV show: cowbirds, for instance, lay their eggs in other ...

Little bronze-cuckoo: my eggs are the best. Greg Schechter, Author provided

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Lucy's Warbler, adult at nest; Arizona, May

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The pheasant coucal is proof that Australia has the best birds

Purple Indigobirds are brood-parasites

A Kirtland's warbler songbird being held in a researcher's hand after being fitted with a GPS

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Black-billed Cuckoo with young.

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Publications

I had hoped the part of the book that focuses on ...

A male Kirtland's warbler in someone's hand

Montana Field Guide

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Red-bellied Woodpecker at nest hole.

Brood Parasitism and Cooperative Breeding: Seeking an Evolutionary Link | SpringerLink

Close-up of a male Kirtland's warbler bird with a radio tag

Parasite Load and Disease in Wild Animals - Wild-Animal Suffering Research

A small brood of Mountain Bluebird nestlings begging for food.

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week: The LBJs – National Geographic Blog | Bird | Wild birds, Birds, Meadow Pipit

a, Host and parasitic eggs from a single nest, illustrating variation in rank background colour (see Methods) and the difference in ranked colour between ...

Female cuckoo calls misdirect host defences towards the wrong enemy | Nature Ecology & Evolution

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Bird Academy's A-to-Z Glossary of Bird Terms | Bird Academy • The Cornell Lab

Broad-billed Hummingbird, adult female on nest.

A framework of hypotheses on the adaptive benefits of conspecific brood parasitism a

Reddish Egret gathering nesting materials.

Eurasian cuckoos are brood parasites that lay their eggs in the nests of dunnocks, meadow

Variation in avian egg shape and nest structure is explained by climatic conditions | Scientific Reports

... hazardous places for young grouse to be, and broods survive best if they can remain secure in fairly uniform, moderately dense brush or sapling cover.

High-Density Linkage Map and QTLs for Growth in Snapper (Chrysophrys auratus) | G3: Genes | Genomes | Genetics

A handsome male Emperor Goose.

Sandhill Cranes raising ...

Endangered Kirtland's Warbler Makes Unexpected Debut in Jamaica

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Phenological shifts conserve thermal niches in North American birds and reshape expectations for climate-driven range shifts | PNAS

Duckling Gets Raised By An Owl And The Photos Are Adorable

Adult Pacific-slope Flycatcher with nesting materials.

Photo of the Olive-sided Flycatcher

Montana Field Guide

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Cheeky juvenile Emperor goslings.

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These characteristics have all evolved to help birds thrive in a diverse array of habitats and have contributed to their becoming among the most widespread ...

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Adult Clapper Rail with juvenile.

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Bank swallow (Riparia riparia): COSEWIC assessment and status report

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