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Breeding Ecology of Enicurus leschenaulti
Author of the article:CHEN Wenkai
Author's Workplace:(Guiding Teacher′s College, Qiannan Prefecture, Guiding, Guizhou Province 551300, China)
Key Words:Enicurus leschenaulti; breeding ecology; Guiding

From April to August in 2011 and April to August in 2012, the reproductive behavior of Enicurus leschenaulti was investigated by point observation method. The results showed that E. leschenaulti were mainly encountered in valley, mountain stream, reservoir and pond. The breeding period of E. leschenaulti was from April to June. Nest-building would last for 69 days, and the nest was 2 layers. Clutch size was 34 and incubation period would last for 1719 days. Nestling would remain in nests for 1517 days. Moreover, the growth data of culmen, tarsometatarsus, the third primary flight feather and the length of tail were measured in this study.

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