Number of species in which intraspecific (same-species) brood parasitism has been reported

Range ~200 bird species
Organism Birds
Reference Stevens M. Bird brood parasitism. Curr Biol. 2013 Oct 21 23(20):R909-13. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.08.025 abstract (P.R909 right column top paragraph)PubMed ID24156805
Comments Abstract: "Some birds also cheat on individuals of the same species (intraspecific brood parasitism). Intraspecific brood parasitism has been reported in around 200 species, but is likely to be higher, as it can often only be detected by genetic analyses."
Entered by Uri M
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