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Stereotyped foraging behavior of the Swainson's warbler

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dc.contributor.author Graves, Gary R. en
dc.date.accessioned 2010-02-24T19:46:37Z
dc.date.available 2010-02-24T19:46:37Z
dc.date.issued 1998
dc.identifier.citation Graves, Gary R. 1998. "<a href="https%3A%2F%2Frepository.si.edu%2Fhandle%2F10088%2F8676">Stereotyped foraging behavior of the Swainson&#39;s warbler</a>." <em>Journal of Field Ornithology</em>. 69 (1):121&ndash;127. en
dc.identifier.issn 0273-8570
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10088/8676
dc.description.abstract I studied the foraging behavior of 399 individuals of Swainson&#39;s Warbler (Limnothlypis swainsonii) during the breeding season at more than 70 localities in the southeastern United States. Swainson&#39;s Warbler is a terrestrial dead-leaf specialist and &quot;leaf-lifting&quot; was the principal search/attack maneuver of all observed individuals. Pattering or vibration of feet is an important but previously unrecognized behavior associated with foraging in leaf litter. Observations indicate that leaf litter is a critical component of Swainson&#39;s Warbler habitat on breeding and winter territories and at migratory stopovers. en
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Field Ornithology en
dc.title Stereotyped foraging behavior of the Swainson&#39;s warbler en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.srbnumber 75012
rft.jtitle Journal of Field Ornithology
rft.volume 69
rft.issue 1
rft.spage 121
rft.epage 127
dc.description.SIUnit NMNH en
dc.description.SIUnit NH-Vertebrate Zoology en
dc.citation.spage 121
dc.citation.epage 127


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