TITLE

Cavity nesters: Primary, secondary

AUTHOR(S)
Byford, Jim
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;1/18/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the nest building behavior of animals. Animals such as golden mice and cardinals build their nests in the open. Other animals such as barn swallows and robins build their nests under roofs and bridges. Primary cavity nesters build their own cavities, while secondary cavity nesters use cavities vacated by primary cavity nesters. Naturally occurring cavities are also used by secondary cavity nesters. Various examples of primary cavity nesters include cliff swallows, belted kingfishers, voles, and skunks.
ACCESSION #
19813575

 

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