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Function of eye coloration in North American accipiters

Condor

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Abstract

Young nestling Cooper?s Hawks peck vigorously at red objects but do not peck at yellow objects. The significance of this response is discussed in relation to developmental changes in iris coloration in adult hawks.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Function of eye coloration in North American accipiters
Series title:
Condor
Volume
76
Issue:
2
Year Published:
1974
Language:
English
Contributing office(s):
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Description:
219-222
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
First page:
219
Last page:
222
Number of Pages:
4