Observations on the Mating System and Breeding Success of Marsh Harriers in Coastal South-eastern Australia

Marsh Harriers Circus aeruginosus bred at a density of one pair per 67 ha and all pairs were monogynous. Clutch sizes averaged 3.6 eggs and 2.0 young were fledged per successful nest or 1.3 young per nest site. The mean fledging date was 6 January.

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