Tag: Falco vespertinus

Paternity assurance in two species of colonially breedingfalcon: the kestrel Falco tinnunculus and the red-footedfalcon Falco vespertinus

Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus) Science Article 1 abstract Mate-guarding and frequent within-pair copulations are the two main paternityguards of male birds. Some species of birds of prey depend on large foraging areas due tothe availability and dispersion of their food, and males supply their females with food frommating until early chick rearing. Furthermore, birds of […]