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Table 1 Nests of Spectacled Parrotbill in Lianhuashan Nature Reserve, Gansu Province, China

From: The breeding biology of endemic Spectacled Parrotbill (Sinosuthora conspicillatus) in Lianhuashan National Nature Reserve, Gansu Province, China

Nest ID Date found Status when found Date of first egg Clutch size Nestlings Fledglings Nest fate
1 25 May 2013 Incubation 18 May 2013b 5 5 5 Success
2 18 April 2014 Egg laying 18 April 2014a 5 4 4 Success
3 24 April 2014 Incubation 18 April 2014b 5   0 Eggs destroyed
4 28 April 2014 Nest complete 1 May 2014a 5 3 0 Nestlings preyed
5 27 May 2014 Nest complete 30 May 2014a 3   0 Eggs destroyed
6 16 May 2014 Nestling period 30 April 2014b 4 4 0 Nestlings preyed
7 5 June 2014 Nestling period 17 May 2014b 3 3 3 Success
8 19 April 2015 Nest complete 11 April 2015a 4   0 Abandoned
9 19 April 2015 Early construction 23 April 2015a 2   0 Abandonedc
10 8 May 2015 Egg laying 5 May 2015b 5 5 5 Success
11 4 May 2015 Incubation 13 April 2015b 4   0 Eggs destroyed
12 14 May 2015 Nestling period 23 April 2015b 5 5 5 Success
13 29 July 2015 Nestling fledging 28 June 2015b     Success
14 13 June 2015 Incubation 27 May 2015b 5    
15 13 April 2015 Nest empty      
16 27 April 2015 Nest empty      
  1. aEstimated laying date of first egg
  2. bThe observed laying date of first egg
  3. cNest No. 9 was abandoned due to frequent visit, and was excluded in the calculation of clutch size