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- Bednekoff, Peter A.; Houston, Alasdair I.
- Ecology 1994 v.75 no.4 pp. 1131-1140
- dynamic models, etc ; birds; energy; foraging; predation; risk; Show all 6 Subjects
- ... The effect of mass—dependent predation on risk—sensitive foraging choices of small birds in two ecological contexts was examined using stochastic dynamic models. In the first context, nonmigratory foraging, predation risk dependent on the bird's body mass leads to risk—averse behavior in situations were risk—neutral behavior would otherwise be expected and generally reduces the amount of foraging ...