Monthly Archives: January 2018

Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) p2-song

Iyanna Williams & GAbrielle Ho Snow Bunting(Plectrophenax nivalis) Song https://www.hbw.com/ibc/species/snow-bunting-plectrophenax-nivalis   The snow bunting’s song is very similar to the Carpodacus finches. Although certain syllables are shared between males in the same area, each has their own individual song (Espmark … Continue reading

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The Jumping Spider That Can’t Jump: Quantifying locomotor mimicry of ants in the jumping spider Myrmarachne formicaria

Mimicry, often seen when an animal or plant resembles another object in its surroundings for concealment or protection from predators. There are many different kinds of mimicry, ranging from aggressive mimicry, where a predator mimics another organism to trap its … Continue reading

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Sensory exploitation of female foraging behavior: Male nuptial gifts in the family Pisauridae

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Nuptial gift giving has been investigated in a number of invertebrate species, most namely spiders. In this behavior, males present females with prey items in which females will often accept and feed on. While females feed on the prey, males … Continue reading

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Baltimore Oriole Singing Behavior

Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula): Singing Behavior By: Rhea Randhawa and Elizabeth Ralston   Types of Songs and Calls:   The Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula) has a distinctive song that stands out among other birds due to its vigorous and harsh … Continue reading

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