Nesting sites of the hooded parrot psephotus dissimilis in the northern territory

  • Reed M
  • Tidemann S
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Hooded Parrots Psephotus dissimilis occur in volumes of termitaria, and in the direction and height of central northern Australia. They excavate nests in termitaria: cavity entrances. Average clutch size was 4.3 and egg dimean nest densities ranged from 0.45 to 0.70 per km2. mensions (20.8 x 18.3 mm) did not vary across sites. There Clutches were initiated from late January to mid-April. was no difference in nesting success between sites; of the Cavity temperatures varied less with respect to external tern- eggs laid, about 50% produced fledglings. peratures in large termitaria than small. Sites differed in

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  • Mike A. Reed

  • Sonia C. Tidemann

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