|To:||COG List <>|
|Subject:||Incubation periodof Willie Wagtails|
|From:||Martin Butterfield <>|
|Date:||Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:37:59 +1100|
A Carwoola friend is concerned about a Willie Wagtail. See message below. HANZAB says incubation usually starts after the final egg laid and takes 14 days. I would be confident that there are not chicks in the nest as the bird wouldn't be sitting tight but getting grub(s) for the chicks.
Could an electrical storm have addled the eggs? What other explanation could there be for such an extension to the brooding period?
I am worried about my WWagtails.
Today makes 3 weeks that she has been on the nest, if we say she spent a week laying then they still should be hatched.
So I am wondering if you have been able to find out any more about electrical storms and the possible effect on eggs??
|<Prev in Thread]||Current Thread||[Next in Thread>|
|Previous by Date:||Powerful Owl previously in Cook, Anthony Overs|
|Next by Date:||FW: [canberrabirds] Noisy Miners v Indian Mynas, Geoffrey Dabb|
|Previous by Thread:||Powerful Owl previously in Cook, Nicki Taws|
|Next by Thread:||gang gangs, Elizabeth Compston|
|Indexes:||[Date] [Thread] [Top] [All Lists]|
The University of NSW School of Computer and Engineering takes no responsibility for the contents of this archive. It is purely a compilation of material sent by many people to the Canberra Ornithologists Group mailing list. It has not been checked for accuracy nor its content verified in any way. If you wish to get material removed from the archive or have other queries about the list contact David McDonald, list manager, phone (02) 6231 8904 or email . If you can not contact David McDonald e-mail Andrew Taylor at this address: email@example.com.EDU.AU