Beiträge zum Verhalten des Krabbentauchers(Plautus alle alle)

  title={Beitr{\"a}ge zum Verhalten des Krabbentauchers(Plautus alle alle)},
  author={Georg R{\"u}ppell},
  journal={Journal f{\"u}r Ornithologie},
The behavior of the Little Auk(Plautus alle alle) has been studied in June/ July 1968 in West-Spitzbergen. In the shelf-area we counted 32–75 Little Auks per km2 flying or swimming in the sea. Flight behavior is described. On small rocky ledges before the entrances of the breeding caves, singing, display, sleeping and preening take place. Mass singing („Massengesang“), display flight and parade („Imponierflug“ und „Imponiergehen“) and billing („Schnäbeln“) are described. The calls of the Little… CONTINUE READING