Shadow boxing by birds - a literature study and new data from southern Africa

  • Joel Roerig

Abstract

Avian shadow boxing can be described as birds attacking, fighting, calling, pecking, displaying or flying at their reflections in mirrors or windows in an attempt to defend their territory against a perceived intruder. For the first time, this study summarizes the literature on this topic; it lists 78 species recorded shadow boxing worldwide
Published
2013-06-04
How to Cite
ROERIG, Joel. Shadow boxing by birds - a literature study and new data from southern Africa. Biodiversity Observations, [S.l.], p. 39 - 68, june 2013. ISSN 2219-0341. Available at: <https://journals.uct.ac.za/index.php/BO/article/view/190>. Date accessed: 19 july 2018.
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Articles