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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (17): 3022–3025.
Published: 1 September 2017
...-licence-1-1/ Summary: Behavioral choice tests reveal that blue petrels can recognize their own egg over a conspecific egg using odor cues. Olfactory communication Smell Birds Nesting Compared with visual and acoustic cues, the role of olfactory cues in avian behavior has long...
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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
... not depart significantly from a Poisson distribution for either cod liver oil or control presentations. Taken together, these results suggest that Leach's storm-petrels can smell DMS and potentially use it as a foraging cue. The results are consistent with the hypothesis that the detection of biogenic sulfur...