Resource distribution, aggressive asymmetries and variable access to resources in the nectar feeding bellbird

@article{Craig2004ResourceDA,
  title={Resource distribution, aggressive asymmetries and variable access to resources in the nectar feeding bellbird},
  author={John L. Craig and Murray E. Douglas},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={18},
  pages={231-240}
}
A continuum concept of spatial organization linking territoriality and social hierarchy suggests that individuals will alter their degree of exclusiveness and priority of access to resources in accord with the net benefits of aggression. Thus changes in resource distribution will produce changes in the control of resource space for any one individual. Similarly when comparing among individuals, responses will change in accord with their aggressive abilities when compared to those of possible… CONTINUE READING
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