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Green coloration of recently laid black-crowned night-heron eggs

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Green coloration of recently laid black-crowned night-heron eggs; 1991; Article; Journal; Colonial Waterbirds; Custer, T. W.

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Color of Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) eggs of known laying order was quantified in a Wisconsin (USA) colony. Eggs were of greener intensity on the day of laying and one day thereafter than earlier laid eggs within a clutch. Egg color can be used to identify clutches within one day after clutch completion and to assign laying order within clutches during this period.

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T.W. Custer

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