To the study of fauna of nidicoles of the Blackbird in the Ukrainian Carpathians. – L.I. Meleshchuk, I.V. Skilsky. - Berkut. 16 (1). 2007. - P. 165-167.
46 nests found during 2005–2007 were investigated. In total, 4846 exemplars of invertebrate animals were discovered. They belong to 3 types and 7 classes. Arachnida and Insecta prevail in nests. Oribatei and Collembola dominate among nidicoles. The maximal number of nidicoles in one nest was 452 individuals. [Ukrainian].
Key words: Blackbird, Turdus merula, the Ukrainian Carpathians, nest, nidicola, fauna.
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