Community Ecology of Neotropical Kingfishers

Community Ecology of Neotropical Kingfishers

by J. V. Remsen




To determine the mechanisms for species-spacing in a group of closely related bird species—namely, five species of Neotropical Kingfishers—the author studied their feeding behavior and diet at three sites, two in Bolivia and one in Colombia. He found that changes in number of coexisting species were correlated with changes in abundance and size distribution of their prey, surface-dwelling fishes.

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ISBN-13: 9780520096738
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 01/07/1991
Series: UC Publications in Zoology Series , #12
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 7.09(w) x 10.04(h) x (d)

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