By I. J. Patterson
This booklet augments discussions of behavioural ecology with a entire research of a unmarried species, utilizing it to demonstrate and talk about many theoretical matters. Taking the shelduck as its critical instance, the publication considers how an animal's behaviour is helping it to outlive and reproduce in a adverse surroundings. It additionally discusses the results of behaviour, quite social behaviour, within the problem of animal inhabitants dimension. The association of the textual content follows the stages of the shelduck's annual cycle and discusses the several behavioural difficulties encountered at each one level. during this account a wide selection of subject matters in behavioural ecology were introduced jointly and utilized to an intensive box learn of this hugely territorial species.
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