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Record number 483014
Title Breeding biology and nestling development of the Grasshopper Buzzard
Author(s) Buij, R.; Kortekaas, K.; Folkertsma, I.; Velde, M. van der; Komdeur, J.; Iongh, H.H. de
Source Ostrich 83 (2012)3. - ISSN 0030-6525 - p. 137 - 146.
DOI https://doi.org/10.2989/00306525.2012.736091
Department(s) Animal Ecology
Law Group
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2012
Keyword(s) prey-size hypothesis - kite milvus-migrans - sex-ratio - american kestrels - sibling aggression - brood reduction - parental investment - seasonal-variation - west-africa - growth
Abstract Research into the effect of environmental variables on reproductive success of tropical raptors is often constrained by the lack of information on breeding biology. We provide the first detailed information of the breeding biology and nestling development of the Grasshopper Buzzard Butastur rufipennis, an Afrotropical migratory raptor threatenend by extensive land transformation in its breeding range.
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