Migratory fuelling in blackcaps (Sylvia atricapilla) under perceived risk of predation
1997 (English)In: BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY AND SOCIOBIOLOGY, ISSN 0340-5443, Vol. 41, no 2, 75-80 p.Article in journal (Other scientific) Published
It has been argued that the body mass levels achieved by birds are determined by the trade-off between risks of starvation and predation. Birds have also been found to reduce body mass in response to an increased predation risk. During migration, the need
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
SPRINGER VERLAG , 1997. Vol. 41, no 2, 75-80 p.
predation risk; fuel load; migration; blackcap; Sylvia atricapilla; MASS-DEPENDENT PREDATION; SMALL BIRDS; FLIGHT PERFORMANCE; TRADE-OFF; FAT; WINTER
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-83721OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-83721DiVA: diva2:111629
Addresses: Fransson T, SWEDISH MUSEUM NAT HIST, BIRD RINGING CTR, BOX 500007, S-10405 STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN. UNIV STOCKHOLM, DEPT ZOOL, S-10691 STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN. UPPSALA UNIV, DEPT ZOOL, S-75236 UPPSALA, SWEDEN.2008-10-172008-10-172011-01-15