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Solitary and flock foraging in Dunlins (Calidris alpina)

Bonita M Smith

Solitary and flock foraging in Dunlins (Calidris alpina)

by Bonita M Smith

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Published by Miami University in Oxford, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shore birds -- Behavior,
  • Dunlins,
  • Birds -- Behavior

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Bonita M. Smith
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 leaves, typed :
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14510173M

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number: ) by: A mixed-species feeding flock, also termed a mixed-species foraging flock, mixed hunting party or informally bird wave, is a flock of usually insectivorous birds of different species that join each other and move together while foraging.

These are different from feeding aggregations, which are congregations of several species of bird at areas of high food availability. tion of at least obligate flock members may be a determinant, more than a mere consequence, of their flocking behavior.

Flocking may afford the antipredator protection necessary for them to use safely enough their risky foraging behaviors and habitats. In short, solitary foragers would have relatively safe.

Foraging rates were significantly higher in mixed-species flocks both when compared to solitary foraging (E ++ =bootstrap CI = –, df = 18) and when compared to intraspecific group foraging (E ++ =bootstrap CI = –, df = 6). Small sample sizes prevented us from carrying out the same comparison for leaders and Cited by: Midwest Foraging: Wild and Flavorful Edibles from Burdock to Wild Peach (Regional Foraging Series) Paperback – J by Lisa M.

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I’m afraid there is no single book that can answer all your foraging questions and make you a .The red knot (Calidris canutus) (just knot in English-speaking Europe) is a medium-sized shorebird which breeds in tundra and the Arctic Cordillera in the far north of Canada, Europe, and is a large member of the Calidris sandpipers, second only to the great knot.

Six subspecies are recognised. Their diet varies according to season; arthropods and larvae are the preferred food items Family: Scolopacidae. Group foraging allows the co-existence of a strategy (producer) that involves searching for food, and its alternative (scrounger) exploiting the food of the producer.

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