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Function and evolution in behaviour : essays in honour of Professor Niko Tinbergen, FRS

Author: Niko Tinbergen; G P Baerends; Colin Beer; Aubrey Manning
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1975.
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Named Person: Niko Tinbergen; Niko Tinbergen; Niko Tinbergen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Niko Tinbergen; G P Baerends; Colin Beer; Aubrey Manning
ISBN: 0198573820 9780198573821
OCLC Number: 2966980
Description: xxxi, 393 pages : illustrations, map, portrait ; 24 cm
Contents: The concept of function / R.A. Hinde --
Multiple functions and gull displays / C.G. Beer --
Feedback, spontaneous activity, and behaviour / K D. Roeder --
Behaviour genetics and the study of behavioural evolution / A. Manning --
Factors affecting the morphology and behaviour of guppies in Trinidad / N.R. Liley and B.H. Seghers --
Functional aspects of social hunting by carnivores / H. Kruuk --
The extension of the orientation system of Bembix rostrata as used in th e vicinity of its nest / J.J.A. van Iersel --
Aggressive interactions in flocks of rooks Corvus frugilegus L., a study in behaviour ecology / I.J. Patterson --
An evaluation of the conflict hypothesis as an explanatory principle for the evolution of displays / G.P. Baerends --
Evolutionary aspects of orientation and learning / M. Lindauer --
The evolutionary significance of early experience / K. Immelmann --
On strategies of behavioural development / P. Marler --
Conservatism of displays and comp arable stereotyped patterns among cephalopods / M. Moynihan --
The evolution of predatory behaviour in araneid spiders / M. Robinson --
Functional aspects of behaviour in the Sulidad / J.B. Nelson --
The evolution of duck displays / F. McKinney --
Adaptions to colony life on cliff ledges, a comparative study of guillemot and razorbill chicks / B. Tschanz and M. Hirsbrunner-Scharf.
Responsibility: edited by Gerard Baerends, Colin Beer, and Aubrey Manning.

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