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Author Fuchs, Roman, author.

Title Predator recognition in birds : the use of key features / Roman Fuchs, Petr Veselý, Jana Nácarová.

Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (x, 117 pages) : illustrations.
Series SpringerBriefs in animal sciences, 2211-7504
SpringerBriefs in animal sciences, 2211-7504
Springer Biomedical and Life Sciences eBooks 2019 English+International
Contents Intro; Abstract; Acknowledgements; Contents; Chapter 1: How to Study Predator Recognition; 1.1 Observation in the Wild; 1.2 Experiments; 1.2.1 Experiments on Nests; 1.2.2 Experiments on Winter Feeders; 1.2.3 Experiments in Aviaries; 1.2.4 Presentation of Predators; 1.3 Predator Recognition Markers; 1.3.1 Behavioural Markers; Mobbing; Alarm Calls; 1.3.2 Physiological Markers; Chapter 2: Evidence for Abilities of Predator Recognition; 2.1 Predator vs. Non-predator; 2.2 Ground vs. Aerial Predators; 2.3 Nest vs. Adult Predators; 2.4 Different Species of the Same Ecological Guild
Chapter 3: Tools Used for Predator Recognition3.1 Non-manipulative Studies; 3.2 Manipulative Studies; 3.2.1 Silhouettes; 3.2.2 Particular Features: Colouration; 3.2.3 Particular Features: Size; 3.2.4 Particular Features: Eyes and Beaks; 3.2.5 Particular Features: Multiple Features; 3.3 Conclusions; Chapter 4: General Principles of the Objects Recognition; 4.1 Particulate Feature Theory x Recognition by Components; 4.2 Local vs. Global Features; 4.3 Category Discrimination and Concepts Formation; 4.4 Features x Exemplars x Prototypes; 4.5 Functional Categorization
4.6 Process of Discrimination and Categorization in Behavioural Experiments with Untrained Birds4.6.1 Cues Used for Discrimination and Categorization; 4.6.2 Category Formation; 4.7 Future Research Vision; References
Other author Veselý, Petr, author.
Nácarová, Jana, author.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Birds -- Effect of predation on.
Birds -- Behavior.
Predation (Biology)
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783030124045 (electronic bk.)
3030124045 (electronic bk.)
9783030124021 (print)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-3-030-12404-5