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Table 1 Overview of Orthotomus sutorius nests monitored at the Jahangirnagar university campus, Central Bangladesh in 2013

From: First record of Common Tailorbird (Orthotomus sutorius) parasitism by Plaintive Cuckoo (Cacomantis merulinus) in Bangladesh

No. Date nest found Parasitism Host egg color Cuckoo egg color No. of host + cuckoo eggs/chicks (C) when found No. of host + cuckoo eggs/chicks (C) when predated Predation date
1 20 April Yes Blue Blue 3 + 1 1C + 1C 4 May
2 1 May No White   3 + 0 3 + 0 4 May
3 9 May Yes NA NA 0 + 1C 0 + 1C 20 May
4 14 May Yes Blue Blue 3 + 1 3 + 1 16 May
5 14 May No Blue   1 + 0 1 + 0 16 May
6 22 May No Blue   4 + 0 4 + 0 29 May
7 27 May No Blue   4 + 0 4 + 0 6 June
8 27 May Yes NA NA 0 + 1C 0 + 1C 29 May
9 30 May No Blue   3 + 0 1 + 0 3 June
10 5 June No Blue   4 + 0 4 + 0 11 June
11 5 June No Blue   3 + 0 3 + 0 8 June
12 10 June No Blue   3 + 0 3 + 0 13 June
13 29 June Yes Blue Blue 2 + 1 2 + 1 3 July
14 10 July No Blue   1 + 0 1 + 0 13 July
15 10 July No Blue   1 + 0 3 + 0 15 July
16 15 July No White   2 + 0 2 + 0 26 July