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Estimating the age of Corncrake Crex crex chicks from body weight and the development of primary

Corn Crake (Crex crex) Science Article 2 abstract Two methods for ageing Corncrake Crex crex chicks are described. Data on the body weight of chicks of known age, from broods of radio-tagged females, were used to produce a formula for determining the age of chicks of unknown age. This method was, however, prone to error […]

Corn Crake (Crex crex)

[order] GRUIFORMES | [family] Rallidae | [latin] Crex crex | [UK] Corn Crake | [FR] Rale des genets | [DE] Wachtelkonig | [ES] Guion de Codornices | [NL] Kwartelkoning Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Rougetius crex Crex crex EU c, w s AF Physical charateristics The distinctive call […]