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Shadow boxing by birds - a literature study and new data from southern Africa

@article{Roerig2013ShadowBB,
  title={Shadow boxing by birds - a literature study and new data from southern Africa},
  author={Joel Roerig},
  journal={Ornithological Observations},
  year={2013},
  volume={4},
  pages={39-68}
}
  • Joel Roerig
  • Published 2013
  • Geography
  • Ornithological Observations
  • Avian shadow boxing can be described as birds attacking, fighting, calling, pecking, displaying or flying at their reflections in mirrors or windows in an attempt to defend their territory against a perceived intruder. For the first time, this study summarizes the literature on this topic; it lists 78 species recorded shadow boxing worldwide 

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