Animal Behavior 11e Video 11.3: Common cuckoo tossing great red warbler eggs

Video 11.3a: A common cuckoo chick ejecting an egg of its host, a great reed warbler from France.

  

  

Video 11.3b: A common cuckoo female removing an egg from a great reed warbler nest in Moravia. Video courtesy of the Institute of Vertebrate Biology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.  

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Textbook Reference: Interspecific Brood Parasitism, p. 430