Ecological and Behavioral Determinants of Pollen Dispersal in Hummingbird- Pollinated Heliconia

@article{Linhart1973EcologicalAB,
  title={Ecological and Behavioral Determinants of Pollen Dispersal in Hummingbird- Pollinated Heliconia},
  author={Yan. B. Linhart},
  journal={The American Naturalist},
  year={1973},
  volume={107},
  pages={511 - 523}
}
  • Y. Linhart
  • Published 1 July 1973
  • Environmental Science
  • The American Naturalist
Hummingbirds in Costa Rica exploit nectar resources using alternative strategies: some defend a feeding territory while others range widely for their food. In Amazilia spp., both sexes are territorial. In Thalurania furcata, Chalybura urochrysia, and Florisuga mellivora, males are territorial, but not females. In Phaethornis spp., Threnetes ruckeri, and Glaucis hirsuta, both sexes range widely. One of the primary nectar sources for humming-birds in Costa Rica are species of the genus Heliconia… 
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