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Aves, 40/1-4 | 2003 | 72-74

  Predominance of maternal investment during the incubation period in the Black Stork (Ciconia nigra)
Cano Alonso, L.S., Hopwood, C.R. & Fernandez, M.

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Some details of the reproduction biology og the Black Stork were studied on one model pair in Madrid region. Duration of incubation, time of incubation spent by each member of the pair, duration and intervals of relief for incubation, bringing of materials for the nest... We can conclude that both members of the pair collaborate in all tasks but, that the female invests the most effort during the incubation period.

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