Evaluating the novel-environment test for measurement of exploration by bird species

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Novel-environment tests are the most widespread experimental technique for characterizing exploration, yet detailed evaluation of their performance among species is lacking. We compared the test for eight bird species by combining three well-known metrics of behavior: movement frequency, proportion of features visited, and scanning. In both overall and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10164-015-0444-6

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@article{Huang2015EvaluatingTN, title={Evaluating the novel-environment test for measurement of exploration by bird species}, author={Ping S. Huang and Kaan Kerman and Kathryn E Sieving and Colette M. St. Mary}, journal={Journal of Ethology}, year={2015}, volume={34}, pages={45-51} }