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Ecology and Behavior of Chickadees and Titmice: an integrated approach

Ken A. Otter (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198569992
eISBN:
9780191717802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569992.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Chickadees and titmice are among the most popular birds in North America, due in large part to their readiness to use bird feeders, to nest in urban gardens, and even to be trained to take food from ... More


Neurobiology of spatial behavior

David F. Sherry and Jennifer S. Hoshooley

in Ecology and Behavior of Chickadees and Titmice: an integrated approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198569992
eISBN:
9780191717802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569992.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter investigates the structural aspects of the avian brain, and how this can influence spatial memory. Using cross-species comparisons within the Paridae and comparing Parids to other ... More


Photoperiodism and the annual cycle of black-capped chickadees

Leslie S. Phillmore and Scott A. MacDougall-Shackleton

in Ecology and Behavior of Chickadees and Titmice: an integrated approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198569992
eISBN:
9780191717802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569992.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter assesses the influence of photoperiod as a mechanism for regulating annual cycles. In particular, the interactive influence of changing light levels on regulating the annual hormone ... More


Spatial memory in food-storing birds

SARA J. SHETTLEWORTH

in Behavioural and Neural Aspects of Learning and Memory

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521983
eISBN:
9780191688492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521983.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In the wild, several species of birds among the parids (tits and chickadees) and corvids store food in scattered locations and find it again days or months later. The food storers that have been ... More


The avian hippocampal formation and memory for hoarded food: spatial learning out in the real world

Tom V. Smulders and Timothy J. DeVoogd

in Brain, Perception, Memory: Advances in Cognitive Neuroscience

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524823
eISBN:
9780191689246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524823.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews some recent developments in the search for the neural mechanisms of avian food storing. In a neuroecological approach, a functional or evolutionary principle is used for a ... More


Decisions, Memory, And The Neuroecology Of Food-Storing Birds

F. Sherry David

in The Interdisciplinary Science of Consumption

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027670
eISBN:
9780262325387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027670.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Several families of birds, including chickadees, jays, and woodpeckers, store food for later consumption. Some birds, like acorn woodpeckers, concentrate stored food in a defended larder while ... More


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