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Personal information about danger trumps social information from avian alarm calls

McLachlan, Jessica; Ratnayake, Chaminda Pradeep; Magrath, Robert


Information about predators can mean the difference between life and death, but prey face the challenge of integrating personal information about predators with social information from the alarm calls of others. This challenge might even affect the structure of interspecific information networks: species vary in response to alarm calls, potentially because different foraging ecologies constrain the acquisition of personal information. However, the hypothesis that constrained personal...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019-03-27
Type: Journal article
Source: Royal Society of London. Proceedings B. Biological Sciences
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2018.2945
Access Rights: Open Access


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