Behavioral Ecology of Tropical Birds

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Academic Press, Jan 1, 2001 - Nature - 165 pages
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This book examines behavioral adaptations of tropical birds in timing of breeding, life history traits, mating systems and parental care, territoriality, communication, and biotic interactions, and emphasizes the many gaps in our knowledge of tropical birds. We urge students and researchers in temperate and tropical regions alike to realize the potential they have for improving our knowledge of avian adaptations far beyond what is currently accepted as gospel. Time is running out.

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Contents

Breeding seasons
9
Life history traits
23
Mating systems
39
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About the author (2001)

Bridget Stutchbury is an Associate Professor of Biology at York University in Toronto, Canada.

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