Reproductive value and appropriateness of response to predators by White-Crowned Sparrows

@article{Patterson2004ReproductiveVA,
  title={Reproductive value and appropriateness of response to predators by White-Crowned Sparrows},
  author={Thomas L Patterson and Lewis Petrinovich and Darren K. James},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={7},
  pages={227-231}
}
Twenty-five pair of breeding Whitecrowned Sparrows were presented with a live snake and models of a hawk, jay, and junco. Pairs were tested either when the female was brooding eggs, feeding nestlings, or fledglings. It was found that the snake was responded to the most when the pair had nestlings, very little when the female was brooding eggs, and at a moderate level with fledglings. The hawk and jay models were responded to the least with eggs, more with nestlings, and the most with fledglings… CONTINUE READING
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