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Brood parasitism is a type of parasitism in which the parasitic bird lays its eggs in the nest of its host and lets the host incubate them. During the course of evolution, the eggs of the parasitic bird have evolved to resemble the host’s egg in size and colour to reduce the chances of the host bird detecting the foreign eggs and ejecting them from the nest. A very common example of brood parasitism is seen in the case of Asian Koel which lays its eggs in the nest of the crow.


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