Endocrine Regulation of Body Weight in the Spotted Munia, Uroloncha Punctulata

Abstract

Literature on the body-weight cycles of nonmigratory birds is meager (Nice 1937, 1938, 1946; Baldwin and Kendeigh 1938), and consequently the factors that regulate these cycles are only incompletely understood (Farner 1955). The mean body weight of a bird that has free access to food, it has been suggested, may change because of alteration in the level of… (More)

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