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Breeding biology of the speckled warbler, Chthonicola sagittata

Gardner, Janet

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I studied the breeding biology of the speckled warbler in a large (>1000 ha) remnant of eucalypt woodland in the Australian Capital Territory, monitoring 160 nesting attempts over three breeding seasons. In many aspects of breeding the species is a typical member of the Acanthizinae. It laid a small clutch (usually 3 eggs) with a laying interval of two days, and had long incubation and nestling periods, 17-20 days and 15-19 days respectively. There was biparental care of the altricial young and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/71555
Source: Australian Journal of Zoology
DOI: 10.1071/ZO01076

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