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Smaller bustards have somewhat different displays. The crested bustard (
Lophotis ruficrista) of Africa has an aerial display flight in which it rises about 100
feet into the air and then planes steeply back to earth. Nesting. Gruiform birds
nest both ...
Difficulties Because of the concealing nature of the nest cavity, the in the
behaviour of hole-nesting birds is more difficult to study study than that of species
building exposed nests. The nesting of hole- behaviour of most piciform families
The same starling and the house sparrow, both introduced to the United States
from Europe, have become urban pests by fouling buildings with excrement and
blocking rain gutters and ventilators with their nests. Starlings occasionally also ...
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