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Visual perception and social foraging in birds.

Abstract:

Birds gather information about their environment mainly through vision by scanning their surroundings. Many prevalent models of social foraging assume that foraging and scanning are mutually exclusive. Although this assumption is valid for birds with narrow visual fields, these models have also been applied to species with wide fields. In fact, available models do not make precise predictions for birds with large visual fields, in which the head-up, head-down dichotomy is not accurate and, mo...

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10.1016/j.tree.2003.10.003

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Trends in ecology and evolution
Volume:
19
Issue:
1
Pages:
25-31
Publication date:
2004-01-05
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EISSN:
1872-8383
ISSN:
0169-5347
URN:
uuid:ef3520e2-63e6-4fab-9580-9e2a7bee658f
Source identifiers:
209747
Local pid:
pubs:209747
Language:
English

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