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Geographic variation in social behavior and in adaptations to competition among Andean birds

M. Moynihan

Geographic variation in social behavior and in adaptations to competition among Andean birds

by M. Moynihan

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Published by Nuttall Ornithological Club in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Andes.
    • Subjects:
    • Birds -- Andes.,
    • Birds -- Behavior.,
    • Birds -- Variation.,
    • Social behavior in animals.,
    • Competition (Biology),
    • Adaptation (Biology)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 157-162.

      StatementMartin Moynihan.
      SeriesPublications of the Nuttall Ornithological Club ; no. 18, Publications of the Nuttall Ornithological Club ;, no. 18.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL689.A5 M69
      The Physical Object
      Pagination162 p. :
      Number of Pages162
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4129089M
      LC Control Number80106166

      of social bonds in birds. Socialization of the young individual will be considered first, followed by a discussion of sexual and parental bonds. The general problem of gregariousness and bird flocking is considered by J. T. Emlen, Jr., in another paper (Auk, , ) in this symposium on social behavior in birds. Festschrift for Ned K. Johnson: Geographic Variation and Evolution in Birds (OM63) by CICERO, Carla; REMSEN, J.V. Jr.

        Buy Eleonora's Falcon: Adaptations to Prey and Habitat in a Social Raptor (Wildlife Behavior and Ecology series) Eleonora's falcon is the only European bird to breed in autumn and feed its brood on the mass of birds that migrate from Europe to Africa between July and October. It breeds on small Mediterranean islands in colonies of up to   He also wrote a book about the social behavior and geographic variation among Andean birds, published in At his death he had completed another one, ''The Social Regulation of Competition and.

      Pheromones play an important role in the social behavior of certain animals, A selection on mating behavior, either through competition among members of one sex geographic, or behavioral). Geographic Variation in Social Behavior and in Adaptations to Competition. among Andean Birds. by Moynihan, Martin. , pp, ISBN: Unknown ().


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