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Some adaptations of marsh-nesting blackbirds / Gordon H. Orians.

Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1980.
ISBN 0691082367, 0691082375

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Subjects Adaptation (Biologie)
Adaptation (Biology)
Birds -- Behavior.
Blackbirds -- Behavior.
Embérizidés -- Mœurs et comportement.
Écologie des marais.
Marsh ecology.
Oiseaux -- Mœurs et comportement.
Resource partitioning (Ecology)
Series Monographs in population biology ; 14.
Description xii, 295 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-289) and index.
Contents The Approach and the Subjects -- The Players -- The Theater -- Materials and Methods -- Marshes as Providers of Resources for Blackbirds -- Quantity of Emergence -- Temporal Pattern of Emergence -- Abundance of Insects on the Uplands -- The Adaptations: Selection of Habitats, Territories and Mates -- Habitat Selection by Males -- Habitat Selection by Females -- Predictions and Tests about Habitat and Mate Selection -- Sizes of Territories -- The Cues Used by Blackbirds in Selecting Their Territories -- The Adaptations: Foraging Behavior -- Theory -- Tests of Foraging Theory -- Tests of CPF Theory -- The Patterns: Variability in Use of Resources -- Range of Lake Productivity Occupied -- Range of Nest Sites Occupied -- Breeding Seasons -- Clutch Sizes -- Variability in Foods and Foraging -- The Patterns: Competition, Overlap and Community Structure -- Short-Term Effects of Competition -- Long-Term Effects of Competition -- Competition and Size -- Adaptations Among Argentine Marsh-nesting Blackbirds -- The Species of Blackbirds Breeding in Argentine Marshes -- Foods and Foraging -- Patch Utilization While Foraging -- Dietary Breadths -- Competition and Overlap -- Of Birds and Marshes -- Significance of Marsh Structural Simplicity -- Nonpasserine Birds in Marshes -- Avian Social Systems in Marshes -- Island Biogeography of Marshes -- Effects of Blackbird Predation on Odonate Populations.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5100786
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WorldCat Identities Orians, Gordon H.
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