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- Fernández-Bellon, Darío; Wilson, Mark W.; Irwin, Sandra; Kelly, Thomas C.; O'Mahony, Barry; O'Halloran, John
- TheJournal of raptor research 2018 v.52 no.3 pp. 393-399
- siblicide, etc ; Circus cyaneus; Falco tinnunculus; Vulpes vulpes; adults; birds; cameras; cannibalism; females; males; nesting; nestlings; population dynamics; predation; predators; siblings; Ireland; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... During a nest-camera study of Hen Harriers (Circus cyaneus), we recorded siblicide, cannibalism, movement of nestlings by adult birds, and interactions with predators. We deployed cameras at 13 nests across three study areas in Ireland between 2008 and 2010. At a nest with two well-developed nestlings (approximately 25–30 d old), the older nestling killed its sibling and fed on it. This was the fi ...