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Territory fidelity, reproductive success and prey choice in the brown falcon, Falco berigora : a flexible bet-hedger?

McDonald, Paul; Olsen, Penelope; Baker-Gabb, David

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The brown falcon, Falco berigora, is one of Australia's most common and widespread raptors, inhabiting a broad array of habitats and most climatic zones across Australia. We monitored a large, marked population (44-49 pairs) over three annual breeding seasons in southern Victoria. Reproductive parameters such as clutch size and the duration of parental care were constant across years. However, there were marked differences in brood size and the proportion of pairs breeding. Both sexes of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/77051
Source: Australian Journal of Zoology
DOI: 10.1071/ZO02059

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