Removal of Banded Cowbird Nestling by Veery

Veery (Catharus fuscescens) Science Article 5

abstract

In the course of a nesting study of the Veery (Hylocichla fuscescens) made at the University of Michigan Biological Station, at Douglas Lake, Cheboygan County, Michigan, in July, 1956, I banded a young Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater). At that time, the nest contained two Cowbirds, which had hatched July 4

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