The predatory behavior of wintering Accipiter hawks: temporal patterns in activity of predators and prey

@article{Roth2006ThePB,
  title={The predatory behavior of wintering Accipiter hawks: temporal patterns in activity of predators and prey},
  author={T. Roth and S. L. Lima},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={2006},
  volume={152},
  pages={169-178}
}
Studies focused on how prey trade-off predation and starvation risk are prevalent in behavioral ecology. However, our current understanding of these trade-offs is limited in one key respect: we know little about the behavior of predators. In this study, we provide some of the first detailed information on temporal patterns in the daily hunting behavior of bird-eating Accipiter hawks and relate that to their prey. During the winters of 1999–2004, twenty-one sharp-shinned hawks (A. striatus) and… Expand
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