Plain Sunbird Anthreptes simplex – male’s role with fledglings

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    Regarding the parental role of the male Plain Sunbird Anthreptes simplex, Wells (2007) notes that “Females nest-build and attend fledglings; male role undescribed.” Cheke and Mann (2001) make no mention of parental roles.  I recently reported on Plain Sunbirds … Continued

Bushy-crested Hornbill cooperative breeding

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Bushy-crested Hornbill (Anorrhinus galeritus) male and its assistants(mainly males) feeding female and chicks in an artificial nest box, using old wine barrel donated by Siam Winery. The staff of Thailand Hornbill Project/ Hornbill Research Foundation work with villagers in Southern … Continued