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- Thibault, Michel; McNeil, Raymond
- Canadian journal of zoology 1995 v.73 no.5 pp. 879-886
- Charadrius; breeding; breeding season; eggs; females; forage; foraging; hatching; lamps; light intensity; males; nests; parents; predation; tides; video cameras; Venezuela
- ... With the use of a time-lapse video camera and infrared lamps, we quantified diurnal and nocturnal incubation sex roles in 17 pairs of Wilson's Plovers (Charadrius wilsonia cinnamominus) breeding in northeastern Venezuela. More than 82% of nests reached the hatching stage. Between the laying of the last egg and hatching of the first one, parents devoted 83% of their time incubating. Males spent mor ...