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Are flocks of specialists more efficient foragers than flocks of generalists?: a test of the skill pool hypothesis

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Are flocks of specialists more efficient foragers than flocks of generalists?: a test of the skill pool hypothesis

Ennis, Nancy R (1992) Are flocks of specialists more efficient foragers than flocks of generalists?: a test of the skill pool hypothesis. Masters thesis, Concordia University.

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Author has conducted group foraging experiments involving 16 captive spice finches foraging in flocks of 4 individuals in indoor aviaries. The aim was to determine whether groups of complementary specialists will feed more efficiently than groups composed of generalists.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > Biology
Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Authors:Ennis, Nancy R
Pagination:ix, 74 leaves : ill. ; 29 cm.
Institution:Concordia University
Degree Name:Theses (M.Sc.)
Program:Biology
Date:1992
Thesis Supervisor(s):Giraldeau, Luc-Alain
ID Code:2549
Deposited By: Concordia University Libraries
Deposited On:27 Aug 2009 19:18
Last Modified:04 Nov 2016 20:03
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