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Post-fledging care, philopatry and recruitment in brown thornbills

Green, David; Cockburn, Andrew

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1. We describe patterns of post-fledging care, dispersal and recruitment in four cohorts of brown thornbills Acanthiza pusilla. We examine what factors influence post-fledging survival and determine how post-fledging care and the timing of dispersal influence the probability of recruitment in this small, pair breeding, Australian passerine. 2. Fledgling thornbills were dependent on their parents for approximately 6 weeks. Male fledglings were more likely than female fledglings to survive until...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/91764
Source: Journal of Animal Ecology
DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2656.2001.00503.x

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