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Predator Recognition in Birds : The Use of Key Features - Roman Fuchs

Predator Recognition in Birds

The Use of Key Features

Paperback Published: 4th April 2019
ISBN: 9783030124021
Number Of Pages: 117

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This SpringerBrief answers the question on how birds recognize their predators using multidisciplinary approaches and outlines paths of the future research of predator recognition. A special focus is put on the role of key features to discriminate against predators and non-predators. The first part of the book provides a comprehensive review of the mechanisms of predator recognition based on classical ethological studies in untrained birds. The second part introduces a new view on the topic treating theories of cognitive ethology. This approach involves examination of conditioned domestic pigeons and highlights the actual abilities of birds to recognize and categorize.

ISBN: 9783030124021
ISBN-10: 3030124029
Series: Springerbriefs in Animal Sciences
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 117
Published: 4th April 2019
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: CH
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.49  x 0.69
Weight (kg): 0.19

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