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Supplementray videos to BEH 3574: Destruction of a conspecific nest by a female Superb Lyrebird: evidence for reproductive suppression in a bird with female-only parental care

posted on 18.09.2019, 06:20 by victotria irene austin, Justin A. Welbergen, Alex C. Maisey, Anastasia H. Dalziell
Video 1 shows female DkGYR landing on the nest and tearing it apart using her feet.
Video 2 shows the nest completely destroyed, the top caved in.
Video 3 shows foraging Lyrebirds engaging in repetitive digging with a motionless and fixed head position until they locate prey, at which point their head is lowered in a darting motion.