Breeding biology of the speckled warbler, Chthonicola sagittata
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]
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