Cowbirds are birds belonging to the genus Molothrus in the family Icteridae. They
are brood ... The cowbird will watch for when its host lays eggs, and when the
nest is left unattended, the female w...
... Cowbird (Molothrus ater) is a brood parasite, meaning that it lays its eggs in
nests ... The cowbird does not depend exclusively on a single host species; it has
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Apr 20, 2009 ... Brown-headed Cowbirds are nest parasites and lay their eggs in the nests of ....
Will the cardinal come back and put the egg back in the nest?
May 17, 2012 ... That's because the cowbird has the nasty habit of laying its eggs in ... The
problem, of course, is that wandering birds can't tend their nests.
May 28, 2010 ... A female cowbird will lay her egg in another bird's nest. ... Cowbirds were 'pre-
adapted' to a nomadic lifestyle due to their brood parasitism, but ...
Mar 24, 2016 ... Hosts: Brown-headed Cowbirds have been known to lay eggs in the .... Others
will incubate the egg and rear the nestling as one of their own.
Both cowbird species are generalist parasites, laying their eggs in the nests of a
wide ... in a single host's nest; a cowbird generally will lay only one egg per nest.
Female European Cuckoos lay their eggs only in the nests of other species of
birds. ... Cowbird eggs do not closely mimic host eggs, nor do the young oust host
Aug 5, 2004 ... But while a cuckoo hatchling thrives by muscling its host's eggs out of the ... nest
and food with two host chicks than it does when all alone in the nest. ... such as
what happens when two cowbird eggs are laid in the same nest, ...
Dec 20, 2011 ... During these visits cowbirds will often lay their own eggs in the nest for
mockingbirds to hatch and bring up alongside their own chicks.