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Thermoregulation And Sleep: Effects Of Thermal Stress On Sleep Patterns Of Glaucous-Winged Gulls (Larus Glaucescens), Mark Opp, Nigel Ball, Don Miller, Charles Amlaner Jul 1987

Thermoregulation And Sleep: Effects Of Thermal Stress On Sleep Patterns Of Glaucous-Winged Gulls (Larus Glaucescens), Mark Opp, Nigel Ball, Don Miller, Charles Amlaner

Charles J. Amlaner

1. To determine effects of thermal stress on avian sleep patterns, incubating Glaucous-winged gulls were subjected to conditions of heat loss and heat gain via conduction from hollow copper eggs.

2. Heated manipulations resulted in significant reductions in sleep and rest relative to controls, whereas cooled manipulations had little effect.

3. The resilience of sleep to thermal stress is greater than that of rest. We suggest that the incompatability of sleep with conductive processes to off-load heat from the eggs is responsible in this case.

4. Pant Sleep, the behaviour in which birds appear to maintain some the benefits of ...


Current Animal Welfare Policies And Their Effect On Biotelemetry Research: An Introduction, Charles Amlaner Dec 1986

Current Animal Welfare Policies And Their Effect On Biotelemetry Research: An Introduction, Charles Amlaner

Charles J. Amlaner

No abstract provided.


A Miniature Biotelemetry Transmitter And Automated Receiving System For The Study Of Sleep In Wild Birds, Charles Amlaner, K. Carrington, R. Shaw, D. Loenneke Dec 1986

A Miniature Biotelemetry Transmitter And Automated Receiving System For The Study Of Sleep In Wild Birds, Charles Amlaner, K. Carrington, R. Shaw, D. Loenneke

Charles J. Amlaner

No abstract provided.


24-Hour Activity Patterns Of The Douglas Squirrel, D. Peshka, Charles Amlaner, David Stewart Dec 1986

24-Hour Activity Patterns Of The Douglas Squirrel, D. Peshka, Charles Amlaner, David Stewart

Charles J. Amlaner

No abstract provided.


A Simulated Quail Population, David Stewart, Charles Amlaner, Claude Barnett Dec 1986

A Simulated Quail Population, David Stewart, Charles Amlaner, Claude Barnett

Charles J. Amlaner

No abstract provided.


Wildlife Telemetry, Charles Amlaner Dec 1986

Wildlife Telemetry, Charles Amlaner

Charles J. Amlaner

No abstract provided.