Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Learned recognition of brood parasitic cuckoos in the superb fairy-wren Malurus cyaneus

Langmore, Naomi; Feeney, William; Crowe-Riddell, Jenna; Luan, H; Louwrens, K; Cockburn, Andrew

Description

Cuckoo hosts defend themselves against parasitism by means of mobbing, egg rejection, and chick rejection. However, each of these defenses is prone to costly recognition errors, and hosts are therefore more likely to deploy these defenses if they observe

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/64888
Source: Behavioral Ecology
DOI: 10.1093/beheco/ars033

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Langmore_Learned_recognition_of_brood_2012.pdf272.2 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  27 November 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator