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ERIC Number: EJ716623
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Feb-1
Pages: 6
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0002-7685
Using Artificial Nests to Study Nest Predation in Birds
Belthoff, James R.
American Biology Teacher, v67 n2 p105 Feb 2005
A simple and effective field exercise that demonstrates factors affecting predation on bird nests is described. With instructor guidance, students in high school biology or college-level biology, ecology, animal behavior, wildlife management or ornithology laboratory courses can collaborate to design field experiments related to nest depredation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A