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Histories of Puerto Rican parrot nests in the Caribbean National Forest/Luquillo Experimental Forest, 1973-2000

June 9, 2009

This publication summarizes the histories of all known Puerto Rican parrot nests in the Caribbean National Forest/Luquillo Experimental Forest from 1973 through 2000. Included for each nest, when known, are the identifies of the pair, clutch size, known fertile and infertile eggs, number of eggs that hatched, number of chicks that survived, sources of mortality, fostering (source, destination. or both), number of young fledged from the pair and from the nest, and percentage of days the nest was guarded. This information is useful for detecting and assessing potential changes in reproductive output and nest threats and is fundamental for understanding some of the demographic and genetic factors influencing the wild parrot population.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2003
Title Histories of Puerto Rican parrot nests in the Caribbean National Forest/Luquillo Experimental Forest, 1973-2000
DOI
Authors J.M. Wunderle, N.F.R. Snyder, B. Muiznieks, J.W. Wiley, J.M. Meyers
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype Federal Government Series
Series Title
Series Number IITF-GTR-21.
Index ID 5200281
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Patuxent Wildlife Research Center