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Birding/House Finch Eggs Missing and Abandoned Nest


philainsy wrote at 2015-08-07 18:03:55
i have 2 finch male and female in a cage they laid 3 eggs and now there is only 2 nothing as got in there , so i can only assume one or both the finches have eaten it  


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Roger Lederer


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Have a PhD and over forty years as a professional ornithologist - research, teaching, author, speaker, webmaster of . Have written thirty scientific papers, three bird field guides, a textbook in ecology four other bird books, the latest being "Beaks, Bones, and Bird Songs". Have traveled to 100 countries watching birds and have spoken to hundreds of groups about birds.

PhD in Zoology/Ornithology; Emeritus Professor of Biological Sciences; former Dean of the College of Natural Sciences at California State University, Chico

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