Table 1

Sampling information for Wood Stork, Roseate Spoonbill and Great Egret nestlings

Species

Breeding colony

Geographical coordinates

# nestlings

# pairs

# nests


Wood Stork, Mycteria americana

Fazenda Ipiranga (PAN)

16˚25' S, 56˚ 36' W

13

5

6


Wood Stork, Mycteria americana

Porto da Fazenda (PAN)

16˚27' S, 56˚ 07' W

25

15

12


Wood Stork, Mycteria americana

Tucum (PAN)

16˚26' S, 56˚ 03' W

28

14

14


Wood Stork, Mycteria americana

Presidente (PAN)

16°43' S, 57° 50' W

18

9

9


Wood Stork, Mycteria americana

Macacoari (AP)

00°27' N, 50° 40' W

109

94

42


Wood Stork, Mycteria americana

Fazenda Zelândia (AP)

01°09' N, 50° 23' W

12

6

6


Wood Stork, Mycteria americana

Fazenda Alegria (AP)

01°02' N, 50° 32' W

7

5

3


Wood Stork, Mycteria americana

Se Cria (AP)

01°56' N, 50° 35' W

68

46

30


Roseate Spoonbill, Platalea ajaja

Porto da Fazenda (PAN)

16˚27' S, 56˚07' W

15

9

7


Roseate Spoonbill, Platalea ajaja

Praialzinho (PAN)

16°76' S; 56°58' W

22

14

10


Roseate Spoonbill, Platalea ajaja

Fazenda Zelândia (AP)

01°09' N, 50°24' W

23

16

10


Roseate Spoonbill, Platalea ajaja

Se Cria (AP)

01°56' N, 50° 35' W

50

40

20


Roseate Spoonbill, Platalea ajaja

Banhado do Taim (RS)

32°29' S, 52°35' W

83

68

35


Great Egret, Ardea alba egretta

Porto da Fazenda (PAN)

16˚28' S, 56˚ 07' W

25

14

12


Great Egret, Ardea alba egretta

Praialzinho (PAN)

16°46' S, 56°35' W

30

15

15


Great Egret, Ardea alba egretta

Tucum (PAN)

16°26' S, 56°03' W

10

5

5


Great Egret, Ardea alba egretta

Barra do Ribeiro (RS)

30°16' S, 51°23' W

46

35

21


Number of Wood Stork, Roseate Spoonbill and Great Egret nestlings, pairs and nests sampled in Brazilian breeding colonies from the Amapa state (AP), the Pantanal region (PAN) and Rio Grande do Sul state (RS), analyzed for kinship in this study. Geographical coordinates are shown for each breeding colony sampled.

Miño et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:196   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-196

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