A declaration of intent in the kittiwake gull (Rissa tridactyla)

@article{Daniels1984ADO,
  title={A declaration of intent in the kittiwake gull (Rissa tridactyla)},
  author={D. Daniels and J. Heath and W. Rawson},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1984},
  volume={32},
  pages={1151-1156}
}
  • D. Daniels, J. Heath, W. Rawson
  • Published 1984
  • Biology
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Abstract During the breeding seasons 1979–1982 observations were made of the vocal behaviour of the kittiwake gull ( Rissa tridactyla ). Attention was directed at the vocal behaviour emitted immediately preceding a bird's departure from the nest and partner. The data indicate that the kittiwake consistently makes only one type of vocalization (the Pre-departure Call) prior to departure and that the behaviour communicates intention to leave nest and partner. An analysis of the behavioural… CONTINUE READING
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