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Egg rejection by Green Wood-hoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus

Craig T Symes

...Avian brood parasitism is a fascinating arms race between host and parasite and has been extensively studied...In this report I present an incident of honeyguide egg recognition and rejection by breeding Green Wood Phoeniculus purpureus....

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