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Agapornis roseicollis (Psittacidae) - Bereiten und Eintragen von Nistmaterial

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Title Agapornis roseicollis (Psittacidae) - Bereiten und Eintragen von Nistmaterial
Alternative Title Agapornis roseicollis (Psittacidae) - Preparing and Bringing in Nest Material
Author Lassek, Reinhard
License No Open Access License:
German copyright law applies. This film may be used for your own use but it may not be distributed via the internet or passed on to external parties.
DOI 10.3203/IWF/E-2979
IWF Signature E 2979
Publisher IWF (Göttingen)
Release Date 1990
Language Silent film
Producer IWF
Production Year 1986

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IWF Technical Data Film, 16 mm, 121 m ; F, 11 min

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Subject Area Life Sciences
Abstract Rosenköpfchen. Spleißen von Rinde und Bast, Einstecken der so gewonnenen Fasern in das Rückengefieder, Eintragen in die Nisthöhle. Nur das Weibchen trägt ein. Das Männchen spleißt zwar ebenfalls oder zieht dem Weibchen Fasern aus dem Rückengefieder, trägt aber kein Material in die Nisthöhle ein.
Complex nest-building behaviour is an exeption with parrots. The peculiarity of the rosy-faced lovebird, the fact that it tucks nesting material into its outer feathers for tranportation, is one of the most unusual nest-building activities of the birds. The film shows peach-faced lovebirds with and without breeding experience which cut bark into thin strips, tuck the strips into their rump feathers and lower back feathers and carry them to the nesting box. The film documents the significance of individual experience both in the integration of genetically fixed behavioural elements into complex nest-building activities and for the synchronisation of pair behaviour.
Keywords Rosenköpfchen
Agapornis roseicollis
Nestbau / Aves
nesting material
nest material
nesting / Aves
nest-building / Aves
Agapornis roseicollis
rosy-faced lovebird
peach-faced lovebird


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