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Contents: Avian Biology Research Volume 10 Issue 2 2017

Posted on 8. May, 2017.

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Avian Biology Research provides a forum for people working in every field of ornithology, including avian health, genetic effects and threats to avian species in their natural habitats.

63 Spatial and temporal variation in triglyceride concentration in the blood of nestling Blue Tits Cyanistes caeruleus
Adam Kaliński, Mirosława Bańbura, Michał Glądalski, Marcin Markowski, Joanna Skwarska, Jarosław Wawrzyniak, Piotr Zieliński and Jerzy Bańbura
69 Parental risk-taking at natural Northern Bobwhite nests
Yu Xu, Susan N. Ellis-Felege and John P. Carroll
76 Effect of age on the foraging behaviour of Grey Heron Ardea cinerea L., 1758 at a submontane dam reservoir in the post-breeding season
Robert Gwiazda, Adam Flis, Piotr Skórka and Wioleta Oleś
84 Wintering behaviour and spatial ecology of Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope in a coastal Mediterranean wetland complex (Guerbes-Sanhadja) of northeastern Algeria
Laid Bouchaala, Ali Elafri, Nabil Charchar, Mohamed Boukhemza and Moussa Houhamdi
92 Changes of eggshell characteristics during embryo development in Western Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus)
Joanna Rosenberger, Denis Charles Deeming, Ewa Łukaszewicz and Artur Kowalczyk
98 Egg viability as a determinant of clutch size in birds: a basic analysis
Jong Koo Lee and Steven L. Lima
107 Effect of nest characteristics on thermal properties, clutch size, and reproductive performance for an open-cup nesting songbird
Michael E. Akresh, Daniel R. Ardia and David I. King
119 Spatial and temporal variations in waterbird communities and its implications for ecosystem management in a large temperate arid wetland of northwest P.R. China
Yamian Zhang, Shengwu Jiao, Yifei Jia, Qing Zeng, Duoduo Feng and Guangchun Lei
129 Avian News
133 Avian Conference Diary