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Keywords: procellariiform seabird
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (11): 2165–2169.
Published: 1 June 2006
...F. Bonadonna; S. Caro; P. Jouventin; G. A. Nevitt SUMMARY Procellariiform seabirds (the petrels, albatrosses and shearwaters) are recognized for their acute sense of smell. These pelagic seabirds forage over thousands of miles of ocean to find patchily distributed prey resources. Over the past...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (20): 3537–3544.
Published: 15 September 2004
...Gabrielle Nevitt; Keith Reid; Phil Trathan SUMMARY Procellariiform seabirds (petrels, albatrosses and shearwaters) forage over thousands of square kilometres for patchily distributed prey resources. While these birds are known for their large olfactory bulbs and excellent sense of smell, how...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (9): 1497–1501.
Published: 1 May 2003
...Gabrielle A. Nevitt; Karen Haberman SUMMARY A recent model for olfactory foraging by procellariiform seabirds suggests that these birds use biogenic sulfur compounds to locate productive areas for foraging in the southern oceans. The present study refines a simple approach to test birds' responses...