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Complex patterns of food allocation in asynchronously hatching broods of crimson rosellas

Krebs, Elizabeth; Cunningham, Ross


In birds, asynchronous hatching typically leads to lower growth and survival of last-hatched chicks. However, all crimson rosella, Platycercus elegans, chicks grow at the same rate, although first-hatched chicks can be as much as seven times heavier than

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1999
Type: Journal article
Source: Animal Behaviour
DOI: 10.1006/anbe.1998.1029


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