Yellow Warbler nests: building materials and cowbirdparasitism

Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia) Science Article 4


Nests are traditionally defined as receptacles in which to house eggs and chicks; however, for the Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia), nests may have additional biological significance, especially with respect to Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater) parasitism.

Michelle Mico, UFS (Delta Marsh) Annual Report, Vol. 30, 1995

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