Brightness dependence of colour preferences in herring gull chicks.

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Since the classic study by TINBERGEN and PERDECK (1950) of the colour preferences of gull chicks reacting with the begging response to models of the parental beak, much has been published on spontaneous behavioural colour preferences of birds (e. g. CURTlUS 1954; HESS 1956; TINBERGEN et al. 1962; KEAR 1964; QUINE and CULLEN 1964; HAILMAN 1967; OPPENHEIM… (More)

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@article{Delius1970BrightnessDO, title={Brightness dependence of colour preferences in herring gull chicks.}, author={Juan D. Delius and G. Thompson}, journal={Zeitschrift fur Tierpsychologie}, year={1970}, volume={27 7}, pages={842-9} }