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Tactile senses and foraging in birds, with emphasis on kiwi : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Ecology at Massey University, Manawatu, New Zealand
(Massey University, 2010)
Probe-foraging birds must often rely on senses other than vision for prey-detection. One such sense is ‘remote touch’: the detection of vibration and pressure cues from prey within the substrate. Remote touch is mediated ...