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Keywords: Phalacrocorax aristotelis
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (10): 1875–1881.
Published: 15 May 2017
... its validity during diving, in diving endotherms. Here, we simultaneously deployed accelerometers and heart rate loggers in a wild population of European shags ( Phalacrocorax aristotelis ). Existing calibration relationships were then used to make behaviour-specific estimates of energy expenditure...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (1): 58–65.
Published: 1 January 2008
... flight should be higher in heavier birds. Based on this premise, we developed a new methodology using animal-borne accelerometers to estimate fine-scale temporal changes in body mass of a pursuit-diving, piscivorous seabird, the European shag, Phalacrocorax aristotelis . We hypothesized that variations...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (18): 3451–3461.
Published: 15 September 2005
... employ a behavioural strategy to reduce daily energy expenditure by minimizing the amount of time spent in water. However, European shags( Phalacrocorax aristotelis ) have been observed to spend up to 7 h day -1 diving in water of around 5-6°C. To gain a better understanding of the energetic requirements...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (12): 2207–2216.
Published: 15 June 2005
... these predictions we deployed miniature, dorsally attached data-loggers that recorded surge and heave accelerations at 64 Hz to obtain the first detailed measurements of a foot-propelled diving bird, the European shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis , in the wild. The results were used to investigate biomechanical...