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Occurrence of Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis eggs in River Tern Sterna aurantia nests

Author:
Debata, Subrat, Kar, Tuhinansu, Palei, Himanshu Shekhar
Source:
Bird study 2018 v.65 no.1 pp. 140-142
ISSN:
1944-6705
Subject:
Sterna, brood parasitism, eggs, nests, rivers
Abstract:
Capsule: We report the first description of interspecific nest parasitism by the Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis. The incidence was low; only 2 out of 61 River Tern Sterna aurantia nests contained Indian Skimmer eggs.
Agid:
5956199