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Food allocation in crimson rosella broods: parents differ in their responses to chick hunger

Krebs, Elizabeth; Magrath, Robert D

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Food allocation in many asynchronously hatching bird species favours large, competitively superior chicks. In contrast, food is usually distributed equally within broods of crimson rosellas, Platycercus elegans, implying that parents do not simply feed th

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/90442
Source: Animal Behaviour
DOI: 10.1006/anbe.1999.1375

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