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Video Documentation
These videos were obtained by monitoring two lady gouldian finch breeding pairs with web cams.

Nest Cam(Note: none of these videos has audio.)
  • Courtship - coming soon
  • Nest building - Windows Media, 1.6 MB
  • Copulation - coming soon
  • Egg laying - Windows Media, 9.5 MB
  • Incubation - Windows Media, 2.6 MB
  • Nest cleaning - Windows Media, 0.6 MB
  • Egg hatching - coming soon
  • Chick tossing - Windows Media, 5.9 MB
  • Chick begging & feeding - coming soon
  • Chick banding - coming soon

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