10.17: Bird Reproduction Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 Estimated2 minsto complete % Progress Practice Bird Reproduction MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress Estimated2 minsto complete % Estimated2 minsto complete % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English altricial Hatched in an undeveloped state; offspring require extensive care from parents. amnion Thin membrane forming a closed sac around the embryo. brood parasitism When a bird of one species lays its eggs in the nest of a bird of another species. cloaca Single exit and entrance for sperm, eggs, and waste. incubation Act of a bird sitting on the eggs to warm them. internal fertilization Fertilization of the egg within the body of the female. monogamous Having exclusively one mate at a time. polygamous Having more than one mate at a time. precocial Hatched in a well-developed state; able to feed itself and be independent almost immediately. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description Discusses reproduction in birds and their care of young. Learning Objectives None Related Materials Bird Reproduction - Advanced Bird Reproduction Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Jessica Harwood Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Contributors: Doris Kraus, Ph.D. Niamh Gray-Wilson Jean Brainard, Ph.D. Sarah Johnson Jane Willan Corliss Karasov Editors: Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Tags: altricial monogamous polygamous (3 more) precocial SCI.BIO.837.2.L.2 SCI.LSC.837.2.L.1 Subjects: science Life Science Concept Nodes: SCI.LSC.837.2 (Bird Reproduction) Grades: 7 , 8 Date Created: Nov 29, 2012 Last Modified: Aug 30, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.