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Northern Mockingbird territories: the importance of hedges

This means that of all the babies they rear, and these can have two or three broods of three or four babies a year for six or more years, only two will ultimately survive. … Louis, and know I would struggle to live somewhere lacking mockingbirds. Northern_Mockingbird3.jpg Wikimedia photo taken by Calibas in Lodi, California, GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 IMG_1525 A page from Debbie’s dissertation showing how she measured mockingbird territories. IMG_1527 Males that succeed in getting a mate have more hedge volume than those that don’t.

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