Journal article icon

Journal article

Imitative pecking by budgerigars, Melopsittacus undulatus, over a 24 h delay

Abstract:

On video, budgerigars observed a conspecific demonstrator depressing a stopper by pecking or by stepping and then feeding from the box below. The observers were given access to the stopper, immediately after observation or following a 24 h delay, and we recorded the proportion of their stopper removal responses that were made by pecking and by stepping. In experiments 1a and 1b, observers of pecking made a greater proportion of pecking responses than observers of stepping, and this effect did...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR More from this journal
Volume:
77
Issue:
5
Pages:
1111-1118
Publication date:
2009-05-01
DOI:
ISSN:
0003-3472
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:294675
UUID:
uuid:ccfe2fcf-f87e-44c2-a4a1-c5905d378caa
Local pid:
pubs:294675
Source identifiers:
294675
Deposit date:
2013-11-17

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP