Why is wing-spreading behaviour absent in blue-eyed shags?

  title={Why is wing-spreading behaviour absent in blue-eyed shags?},
  author={T. Cook and G. Leblanc},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  • T. Cook, G. Leblanc
  • Published 2007
  • Geography
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Centre d’Etudes Biologiques de Chize´, Beauvoir-sur-Niort(Received 24 June 2006; initial acceptance 10 August 2006;final acceptance 24 November 2006; published online 15 August 2007; MS. number: SC-1297R)Wing spreading is a general behaviour in cormorants, andhas been described worldwide in most species (Orta 1992).Yet, this behaviour is missing (with some exceptions, seebelow) in the species belonging to the so-called ‘blue-eyed shag complex’ (Bernstein & Maxson 1981), hereafterreferred to as… CONTINUE READING
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