Flock size of feeding eastern and pale-headed rosellas (aves:Psittaciformes)

Cannon C.E. (1984) Flock size of feeding eastern and pale-headed rosellas (aves:Psittaciformes). Wildlife Research, 11 2: 349-355. doi:10.1071/WR9840349


Author Cannon C.E.
Title Flock size of feeding eastern and pale-headed rosellas (aves:Psittaciformes)
Journal name Wildlife Research   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1035-3712
Publication date 1984-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1071/WR9840349
Open Access Status
Volume 11
Issue 2
Start page 349
End page 355
Total pages 7
Subject 2308 Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law
1105 Dentistry
1900 Earth and Planetary Sciences
2300 Environmental Science
Abstract Eastern rosellas, Platycercus eximius, and pale-headed rosellas, P. adscitus, fed in single-species flocks of generally less than five birds. Eastern rosellas fed in larger groups, particularly at ground level, and showed greater seasonal and daily changes in flock sizes than pale-headed rosellas. These interspecific differences are attributed to: (1) their feeding stations; (2) the social structure of each species; (3) the relative degree of aridity of the study areas.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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