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Primary Observation on Breeding Behavior of Liocichla omeiensis in Laojunshan Nature Reserve, Sichuan Province
Author of the article:HAN Lian-xian1,2, DENG Yi-xing1, CHEN Ben-ping3, LING Zeng-wen3, CHEN Wen-cai3
Author's Workplace:(1. Conservation Biology Faculty, Southwest Forestry University, Kunming 650224, China; 2. Key Laboratory of Forest Disaster Warning and Control in Yunnan Province, Kunming 650224, China; 3. Management Bureau of Laojunshan Nature Reserve, Pingshan, Sichuan Province 644000, China)
Key Words:Liochichla omeiensis; territory songs; territory size; nest; breeding behavior
Abstract:Thecensus population of Liochichla omeiensis was conducted by listening site method to count numbers and all events sampling method was carried to observe the bird breeding behaviors in Laojunshan nature reserve of Sichuan province from 22nd April to 11th June in 2009. The results showed the birds were timid and afraid of observer. The bird always hides in dense shrubs and was difficult to be observed. The species started occupying territory and singing during middle of April. Male bird singing gradually increased and appeared a peak in the middle of May, the singing gradually reduced in late of May, then began to enter brooding period. One nest was found in dense braches of bamboo shrub. Parent birds warmed the young and fed them with insects and hawk moth. The nest had 3 young birds and the brooding period was 15 days.
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