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Use of nest-boxes by the Zebra Finch (Taeniopygia guttata): Implications for reproductive success and research

Griffith, Simon C.; Pryke, Sarah; Mariette, Mylene M.

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Nest-boxes have been used widely and for many decades in Europe and North America to increase avian reproductive success in species management and conservation programs and to increase the amenability and efficiency with which a species can be studied. Here we describe the establishment of a breeding population of Zebra Finches using nest-boxes in semi-arid, far-western New South Wales, over three breeding seasons (2005-07). The nest-boxes were used readily by Zebra Finches, with a total of 572...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/82478
Source: Emu
DOI: 10.1071/MU08033

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