Coloniality in the Cliff Swallow : The Effect of Group Size on Social Behavior [PB]

by Brown, Charles R.; Brown, Mary B.
Coloniality in the Cliff Swallow : The Effect of Group Size on Social Behavior [PB]
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Coloniality in the Cliff Swallow : The Effect of Group Size on Social Behavior [PB]

by Brown, Charles R.; Brown, Mary B.

Format: Paperback

Status: Out of print

Code: 10926U

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Near fine paperback, remainder mark on text block fore edge. A few marginal notes in pencil. Drawing on their twelve-year field study, the Browns investigate twenty-six social and ecological costs and benefits of coloniality. Topics include ectoparasitism, competition for nests and food, trespassing and egg destruction, misdirected parental care, shortage of suitable nesting sites, avoidance and attraction of predators, and social foraging.

ISBN: 9780226076263

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Year of Publication: 1996

Page Count: 566