glove sparked our interest, which was fueled further by the find of face masks and gloves in bird nests. To place these observations into context we collected all observations of interactions of animal life with COVID-19 litter reported online since the start of the pandemic. For this, we used both

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Wcstfalcn \'Ct"schaftc de informatie over de en- quêtc, waarvan een aantal resultaten werd gupuhliccerd door H. Siuts, Biincrlic'lm rnrd .-a rlreit.r- iii IL-i·-rtf?rlerr. Die rrlteu G?,t-iile der rrrtcl deJ LrrnclGrrrzduo·rl?-r rayo-ry?o, !\Iiinster I'.JR2, pp. en Tafel 25. SUMMARY In The Bird Nester

In: Oud Holland – Journal for Art of the Low Countries

compromised by a variety of environmental factors. We examined the effect of variation in habitat structural complexity on the predatory success of the semi- arboreal gray rat snake ( Elaphe obsoleta spiloides ) foraging for arboreal bird nest contents. Individual snakes searched for nests in enclosures

In: Amphibia-Reptilia
Author: Magne Husby

on predation is high for nests on the ground accessed by both many mammal and bird nest predators but not for nests in trees, which are most easily accessed by bird predators (Haskell, 1994), indicate that mammalian predators are the principal predators that benefit most by using auditory cues on

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In: Animal Biology
Authors: Joanna Burger and C.G. Beer

. Fifty-three percent of the intruders landing within a meter of the nests were rapists or potential rapists. These intruders remained on the nest longer than did other intruder, and sometimes evoked pecking and attack from the incubating bird. Nest-material stealers (18%) remained on the nest for less

In: Behaviour
Author: Hell

-islamitic literature; but in the middle ages its characteristics are very well known; it is known to be fond of building its nest in the foliage of a doleb-palm and of stealing glittering objects, and to exchange its nest and its young for those of other birds, i. e. that it enters other birdsnests; that is why it

Author: Angel Hernandez

schreiberi using a Lanius collurio nest as a sleeping site Angel Hernández Departamento de Biología Animal, Facultad de Biología, Universidad de León, 24071 León, Spain The occupation of bird's nests by Lacerta schreiberi has not been cited in published reviews of this lacertid species (Salvador, 1984, 1985

In: Amphibia-Reptilia
Author: Linda Lim

20 essays detailing China’s trade with Southeast Asia in particular commodities—timber, fish, tortoiseshell, other marine products, rice, edible birdsnests, jade, gemstones, copper, coins, cotton, textiles, opium, luxury items, labour, books and Bibles—provides an invaluable historical backdrop

In: Asian Journal of Social Science
Author: Roderich Ptak

various other marine goods, edible birdsnests, jade, timber, and so forth. As is the case with most conference volumes, Chinese Circulations also includes some contributions that do not strictly follow the ‘correct party line’. But very often these pieces make for interesting reading, and by

In: Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient

study area: Zenaida doves ( Zenaida aurita ), Brown Noddies ( Anous stolidus ), Bridled Terns ( Sterna anaethetus ), and Laughing Gulls ( Larus atricilla ). As we located bird nests, we recorded their position relative to our spatial reference system. Once located, we marked the nest, identified the

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