Flowerpiercers and hummingbirds: A comparative study of nectar feeding strategies in birds

@inproceedings{SchondubeFriedewold2003FlowerpiercersAH,
  title={Flowerpiercers and hummingbirds: A comparative study of nectar feeding strategies in birds},
  author={Jorge E. Schondube-Friedewold},
  year={2003}
}
14 CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 16 1.1-OVERVIEW 16 1.1.1 Systematics of the genus Diglossa 19 1.1.2 Pre-ingestional floral factor affecting nectarivory in birds 20 1.1.3 The effect of tongue morphology on licking behavior 23 1.1.4 The role of beak morphology on food acquisition by flowerpiercers 26 1.1.5 The effect of digestive physiology on the feeding behavior of nectarivorous birds 28 1.1.6 Functional morphology of the gut in nectar-feeding birds 30 1.2 WHY STUDY FLOWERPIERCERS AND HUMMINGBIRDS… CONTINUE READING