brood parasite

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brood parasite

brood parasite

brood parasite

brood parasite

Visual trickery in avian brood parasites

Egg size matching by an intraspecific brood parasite

Nest environment modulates begging behavior of a generalist brood parasite

Begging and cowbirds: brood parasites make hosts scream louder

The economics of nestmate killing in avian brood parasites: a provisions trade-off

Mismatched begging displays between foreign and host offspring reduce brood parasite fitness

An experimental test of preferences for nest contents in an obligate brood parasite, Molothrus ater

Criteria for host selection in a brood parasite vary depending on parasitism rate

Change in host rejection behavior mediated by the predatory behavior of its brood parasite

Phylogeny, specialization, and brood parasite—host coevolution: some possible pitfalls of parsimony

Parasites as prey: Daphnia reduce transmission success of an oomycete brood parasite in the calanoid copepod Boeckella

When will rejection of parasite nestlings by hosts of nonevicting avian brood parasites be favored? A misimprinting-equilibrium model

Brood parasites may use gape size constraints to exploit provisioning rules of smaller hosts: an experimental test of mechanisms of food allocation

Nest mate size, but not short-term need, influences begging behavior of a generalist brood parasite

Comparative Laboratory Toxicity of Neem Pesticides to Honey Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae), Their Mite Parasites Varroa jacobsoni (Acari: Varroidae) and Acarapis woodi (Acari: Tarsonemidae), and Brood Pathogens Paenibacillus larvae and Ascophaera apis


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An animal which lays its eggs in the nest of a member of its own or another species. The recipient (host) raises the young which, in some species (e.g. Cuculus canorus, cuckoo), eject from the nest or kill the natural offspring of the host.

Subjects: Biological Sciences — Environmental Science.

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