Common Bronzewings on nests

To: Rob Gully <>
Subject: Common Bronzewings on nests
From: Sonja Ross <>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:38:13 +0000
Thanks, Rob.  That does make it seem likely.  It will be interesting to see
if anyone has seen it with Bronzewings.

On 24 January 2017 at 17:03, Rob Gully <> wrote:

> The male bird incubates during the day and the female at night n the case
> of
> Rock doves, so maybe the same applies to bronzewings.
> Rob Gully
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> Over the past couple of years, when I've seen a Common Bronzewing sitting
> on
> a nest, it has always been a male.  Initially I was just interested to know
> that duties were shared, but now I'm wondering, do males do the daylight
> hours, and females the nights, or have I just seen a chance
> pattern!   Does anyone know?
> Thanks for any input.
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