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A Neotropical Migrant Bird's Dilemma - Where to Stop for a Good Meal

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2009/3038/

Studying 28 species of warblers, flycatchers, tanagers, and vireos, we find the birds relied on the flowering of honey mesquite to detect the availability of insects they eat.

by Fontaine, Joseph J. and van Riper, Charles III
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2009-3038
This publication is available only as a PDF document.
Related topics:
Animal and plant census, Animal behavior, Birds, Ecology, Migratory species, Phenology
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Lower Colorado, Lower Colorado-Lake Mead

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