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Aggression to dummy cuckoos by potential European cuckoo hosts
Aggression directed by 53 potential host species towards a dummy of the parasitic common cuckoo, Cuculus canorus, was tested in relation to their breeding habitat, their suitability as a host and…
No evidence for recognition errors in Acrocephalus warblers
It is predicted that recognition errors should occur frequently among host species with intermediate rejection rates, whose rejection behaviour shows many conditional responses.
Disintegration of microorganisms and preparation of yeast cell walls in a new type of disintegrator.
Microbial cells were disintegrated in a new type of rotary disintegrator with a disc stirrer by a combination of shear force layers, collisions, and rolling of glass beads which were brought into…
EXPERIMENTAL EVIDENCE FOR INTERSPECIFIC FEMALE MIMICRY IN SYMPATRIC FICEDULA FLYCATCHERS
An experimental test of the hypothesis of interspecific female mimicry for color divergence in male pied flycatchers, a closely related species of the family Muscicapidae whose distributions overlap in Central and Eastern Europe and on the islands of Gotland and Oland in the Baltic Sea.
CuckooCuclus canorus parasitism onAcrocephalus Warblers in Southern Moravia in The Czech Republic
The Reed Warbler,Acrocephalus scirpaceus, in the Lednice area, Southern Moravia in the Czech Republic, was parasitized by the Cuckoo,Cuculus canorus, at a rate of at least 18.0 % and the question of the degree of specialization versus generalism in the Cuckedoo's host preference is discussed.
Social and reproductive behaviour of critically endangered northern white rhinoceros in a zoological garden
Nest defence by the collared flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis) against the great Tit (Parus major)
FACULTAS RERUM NATURALIUM ( 2001 – 2002 ) BIOLOGICA 39 – 40 SOCIAL AND SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR IN CAPTIVE BREEDING GROUPS OF WHITE RHINOCEROS
It can be stated that higher numbers of social interactions were realised due to conditions of breeding in captivity, as the males were often attacked by females.
DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT SELECTION OF BADGER ( MELES MELES ) IN SOUTHERN MORAVIA
The density and distribution of European badger was studied during the years 1996–1999 in southern Moravia (Czech Republic). Research was based on questionnaire data from various hunting grounds of…
DESCRIPTION OF THE PUPARIA OF AFROSYRPHUS VARIPES AND DIDEOPSIS AEGROTUS ( DIPTERA , SYRPHIDAE )
Description of the unknown puparia Afrosyrphus varipes and Dideopsis aegrotus and their relation to genus Epistrophella according to puparium is given.