1887

n African Zoology - Group displays in pale-winged starlings - : short communication

Volume 37, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X
This article is unavailable for purchase outside of Africa

 

Abstract

Cliff-nesting pale-winged starlings () gather on the cliff tops to perform Group Displays which include both aggressive and courtship elements: Hopping,Wing Stretching,Wing Drooping, Wing Flicking, Staring, Head Forward Threat and Butterfly Fluttering. These displays occur throughout the year, most frequently in the late afternoon. We suggest that this behaviour may be important in pair formation, and in establishing dominance relationships between birds breeding at the same site.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/afzoo/37/1/EJC17806
2002-04-01
2020-09-26

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error