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the act of searching for food and provisions


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In social and flocking species, individuals differ in their dominance rank, social bond and kinship with other flock members, all of which can have an important effect on foraging behavior and performance (East and Hofer, 2010; Marshall et al.
This tendency is not necessarily a disadvantage of using the FE schedule as a procedure for analyzing foraging behavior or motor responses.
We report on the foraging behavior of Polybia scutellaris (White) (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) and the damage it causes to the fruit of Syzygium jambos (L.
An understanding of how foraging behavior modulates exposure to poisoned prey can aid risk assessments and guide hazard mitigation strategies.
Relatively little is known about the honey bee foraging behavior in Ohio.
Therefore, different aspects of cutting process can only be understood from a wide-ranging analysis of foraging behavior that includes task partitioning, contextual elements and probably leaf implantation.
2013: Predation-risk effects of predator identity on the foraging behaviors of frugivorous bats.
Foraging behavior of fire ant Solenopsis saevissima (Smith) (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in Felis catus Linnaeus (Carnivora, Felidae) carcass.
Foraging behavior was defined as above, representing potential egg predation on spawning pads.
The effects of interspecific competition and prey odor on foraging behavior in the rock crab, Cancer irroratus (Say).
Among the topics are sentinel camera traps monitor the emergence of infectious in Tasmanian devils, using camera traps to compare poison bait uptake by invasive predators and non-target species, a novel camera-based approach to understanding the foraging behavior of mycophagous mammals, the computer-assisted identification of small Australian mammals in camera trap imagery, and analyzing camera trap surveys to detect effects of population management.
Little is known about their foraging behavior and patterns of habitat use during this flightless period.
In addition to direct effects on the foraging behavior of bees, abiotic factors influence the production of floral resources (Hilario, Imperatriz-Fonseca and Kleinert, 2001), so the dynamics of production of these resources varies between seasons.
This project took advantage of the naturally occurring foraging behavior of bottlenose dolphins described by Svane (2005) associated with by-catch disposal from commercial shrimp trawl practices in the Mississippi Sound.
In other ants a strong relationship exists between mandible morphology and foraging behavior, especially for trap-jaw ants whose mandible specialization may be driven by prey type (Brown and Wilson 1959; Moffett 1985; Holldobler and Wilson 1990; Ehmer and Holldobler 1995; Dejean et al.