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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (8): 1188–1197.
Published: 15 April 2015
... performance of two subspecies of a digestively constrained shorebird differ in physiological rather than behavioral or sensory aspects. Intake rate Foraging ecology Functional response Nonbreeding distribution Subspecific differences The ways in which animals satisfy their daily energy...
J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (6): 952–959.
Published: 15 March 2013
... time and fluid density to evaluate the intake rate. However, this weighting method is not so precise for mosquitoes, because they are too lightweight to measure the gain of mass accurately. In this study, the intake rate of female mosquitoes feeding on various sucrose solutions was estimated using...
J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (19): 3369–3380.
Published: 01 October 2003
...-breeding season, red knots feed on hard-shelled molluscs, which they ingest whole and crush in their gizzard. In three experiments with captive birds we tested predictions of the hypothesis that gizzard size, via the rate of shell crushing and processing, constrains intake rate in red knots(against...