Variation in clutch size in relation to nest size in birds

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Moller, Anders P. ; Adriaensen, Frank ; Artemyev, Alexandr ; Banbura, Jerzy ; Barba, Emilio ; Biard, Clotilde ; Blondel, Jacques ; Bouslama, Zihad ; Bouvier, Jean-Charles ; Camprodon, Jordi ; Cecere, Francesco ; Charmantier, Anne ; Charter, Motti ; Cichon, Mariusz ; Cusimano, Camillo ; Czeszczewik, Dorota ; Demeyrier, Virginie ; Doligez, Blandine ; Doutrelant, Claire ; Dubiec, Anna ; Eens, Marcel ; Eeva, Tapio ; Faivre, Bruno ; Ferns, Peter N. ; Forsman, Jukka T. ; Garcia-Del-Rey, Eduardo ; Goldshtein, Aya ; Goodenough, Anne E. ; Gosler, Andrew G. ; Gozdz, Iga ... view all 82 authors (2014)
  • Publisher: Uppsala universitet, Zooekologi
  • Journal: volume 4, issue 18, pages 3,583-3,595 (issn: 2045-7758, eissn: 2045-7758)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1002/ece3.1189, doi: 10.1002/ece3.1189/pdf, pmc: PMC4224533
  • Subject: Hole nesting;natural holes;nest boxes;reaction norm | Biodiversité et Ecologie | Settore AGR/11 - Entomologia Generale E Applicata | reaction norm | Hole nesting | nest boxes | Biodiversity and Ecology | Ecology | Ekologi | Hole nesting, natural holes, nest boxes, reaction norm | Original Research | Ecology and Environment | QL_671 | Zoology | GE | natural holes

Nests are structures built to support and protect eggs and/or offspring from predators, parasites, and adverse weather conditions. Nests are mainly constructed prior to egg laying, meaning that parent birds must make decisions about nest site choice and nest building be... View more