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Sorting


Overview and Meaning

Sorting is an intermittent step in the nesting behavior sequence. Sorting of material aids in the construction of a quality nest.  

Description

The placing of specific nesting or bedding material into a particular location, while sitting in the nest. Sorting is done in a deliberate fashion.

Classification

Nesting Behavior

Contexts

Nesting behavior occurs in the contexts of, reproduction, and environmental changes.

Variants

None  


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