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Title: Foraging guilds of North American birds

Author: DeGraaf, Richard M.; Tilghman, Nancy G.; Anderson, Stanley H.;

Date: 1985

Source: Environmental Management. 9(6): 493-536.

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: Many approaches have been taken to describe bird feeding behavior. Comparisons between different studies, however, have been difficult because of differences in terminology. We propose to establish a classification scheme for North American birds by using common terminology based on major food type, substrate, and technique, using foraging guilds.

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DeGraaf, Richard M.; Tilghman, Nancy G.; Anderson, Stanley H. 1985. Foraging guilds of North American birds. Environmental Management. 9(6): 493-536.


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