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The relationship between environment, corticosterone, food caching, spatial memory, and the hippocampus in chickadees

Vladimir V. Pravosudov

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/9780198569992.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter reviews studies dealing with the relationship between environment, food caching, spatial memory, corticosterone, and the hippocampus in North American chickadees while providing ... 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


The Comparative Cognition of Caching

S. R. De Kort, S. Tebbich, J. M. Dally, N. J. Emery, and S. Clayton

in Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195377804
eISBN:
9780199848461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377804.003.0031
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The avian food-caching paradigm has greatly contributed to our understanding of a number of cognitive capacities. Although the early work ... More


Winter adaptations in chickadees and titmice and the added effect of habitat fragmentation

Jennifer R. Olson and Thomas C. Grubb

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/9780198569992.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Many North American parids have ranges that expose them to temperate winter seasons. Chickadees and titmice possess several physiological and behavioural adaptations that allow them to manage the ... More


Food Selection

Dietland Müller-Schwarze

in The Beaver: Its Life and Impact

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450105
eISBN:
9780801460869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450105.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter explains how beavers select their food. Direct observation of the beavers' feeding behavior shows that they consume much nonwoody vegetation that leaves little trace. Aside from trees, ... More


Habitat use and constructions

Frank Rosell and Róisín Campbell-Palmer

in Beavers: Ecology, Behaviour, Conservation, and Management

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780198835042
eISBN:
9780191872860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835042.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter describes beaver habitat selection and modification activities. It discusses their unusual ability to modify environments to suit their needs, including lodge and dam construction, ... More


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