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13th August 2020

Into the pine woods

Posted in: competition, foraging, forest birds

High group density results in fierce competition between groups of Red-cockaded Woodpecker.

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16th July 2020

Understanding competition between colonies helps to protect seabirds

Posted in: Bird Protection, competition, Seabirds

High levels of inter-colony competition can lead to segregation of foraging areas.

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6th May 2019

Battle of the sexes

Posted in: competition, island birds, morphological niche, sexual dimorphism

Niche contraction in females but not males in high density island populations

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5th November 2018

Kingfisher evolution in the Wallacea region

Posted in: competition, evolution, island birds

Differing responses of closely related migratory and resident species

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2nd January 2018

Too close for comfort? Coloniality and density dependence in vultures

Posted in: colonial birds, communal, competition, vultures

Trade-off between the benefits and costs of coloniality in a recovering population of Cinereous Vultures

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24th April 2017

The real treasure of Juan Fernández

Posted in: competition, forest birds, hummingbirds, island birds

Does a congeneric competitor affect the Critically Endangered Juan Fernández Firecrown?

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30th May 2016

The riddle of elevation for tropical birds

Posted in: bird communities, bird song, cloud forest, competition, distribution, song, tropical birds

Does interspecific aggression influence elevational limits in closely related species that replace one another along the elevational gradient?

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16th November 2015

Ghost robins in the New Guinean cloud forest

Posted in: bird assemblages, competition, forest birds, habitat, Science

Twos company?

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19th October 2015

Do non-native birds compete or coexist with native species?

Posted in: bird assemblages, bird communities, competition, Science

Friend or foe?

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