Natural History of the Bell Vireo, Vireo bellii Audubon
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Natural History of the Bell Vireo, Vireo bellii Audubon

By Jon C. Barlow
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  • University of Kansas Publications Museum of Natural History Volume 12, No. 5, pp. 241-296, 6 figs. March 7, 1962
  • Natural History of the Bell Vireo, Vireo bellii Audubon
    • BY
      • JON C. BARLOW
      • University of Kansas Lawrence 1962
        • University of Kansas Publications, Museum of Natural History Editors: E. Raymond Hall, Chairman, Theodore H. Eaton, Jr., Henry S. Fitch Volume 12, No. 5, pp. 241-296, 6 figs. Published March 7, 1962 University of Kansas Lawrence, Kansas
      • University of Kansas Publications, Museum of Natural History Editors: E. Raymond Hall, Chairman, Theodore H. Eaton, Jr., Henry S. Fitch Volume 12, No. 5, pp. 241-296, 6 figs. Published March 7, 1962 University of Kansas Lawrence, Kansas
    • JON C. BARLOW
    • University of Kansas Lawrence 1962
      • University of Kansas Publications, Museum of Natural History Editors: E. Raymond Hall, Chairman, Theodore H. Eaton, Jr., Henry S. Fitch Volume 12, No. 5, pp. 241-296, 6 figs. Published March 7, 1962 University of Kansas Lawrence, Kansas
    • University of Kansas Publications, Museum of Natural History Editors: E. Raymond Hall, Chairman, Theodore H. Eaton, Jr., Henry S. Fitch Volume 12, No. 5, pp. 241-296, 6 figs. Published March 7, 1962 University of Kansas Lawrence, Kansas
  • Natural History of the Bell Vireo, Vireo bellii Audubon
    • BY
      • JON C. BARLOW
    • JON C. BARLOW
    • CONTENTS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
    • METHODS OF STUDY
    • STUDY AREA
      • Considerations of Habitat
    • Considerations of Habitat
    • SEASONAL MOVEMENT
      • Arrival in Spring
        • Fall Departure
      • Fall Departure
    • Arrival in Spring
      • Fall Departure
    • Fall Departure
    • GENERAL BEHAVIOR
      • Flight
        • Foraging and Food Habits
        • Bathing
      • Foraging and Food Habits
      • Bathing
    • Flight
      • Foraging and Food Habits
      • Bathing
    • Foraging and Food Habits
    • Bathing
    • VOCALIZATIONS
      • Singing Postures
        • Flight Song
        • Daily Frequency of Song
        • Types of Vocalizations
        • Table 1. Representative Singing Rates of Breeding Bell Vireos. All Rates Were at Air Temperatures Less Than 86° F. Each Instance Represents Approximately 30 Minutes of Observation.
      • Flight Song
      • Daily Frequency of Song
      • Types of Vocalizations
      • Table 1. Representative Singing Rates of Breeding Bell Vireos. All Rates Were at Air Temperatures Less Than 86° F. Each Instance Represents Approximately 30 Minutes of Observation.
    • Singing Postures
      • Flight Song
      • Daily Frequency of Song
      • Types of Vocalizations
      • Table 1. Representative Singing Rates of Breeding Bell Vireos. All Rates Were at Air Temperatures Less Than 86° F. Each Instance Represents Approximately 30 Minutes of Observation.
    • Flight Song
    • Daily Frequency of Song
    • Types of Vocalizations
    • Table 1. Representative Singing Rates of Breeding Bell Vireos. All Rates Were at Air Temperatures Less Than 86° F. Each Instance Represents Approximately 30 Minutes of Observation.
    • TERRITORIALITY
      • Establishment of Territory
        • Size of Territories
        • Permanence of Territories
        • Table 2. Size of the Nine Original Territories Occupied in 1960.
        • Maintenance of Territory
        • Table 3. Intraspecific Disputes in Maintenance of Territory.
        • Behavior
        • Aggressive Behavior of the Female
        • Interspecific Relationships
        • Table 4. Interspecific Conflict Observed in 1959 and 1960.
        • Discussion
      • Size of Territories
      • Permanence of Territories
      • Table 2. Size of the Nine Original Territories Occupied in 1960.
      • Maintenance of Territory
      • Table 3. Intraspecific Disputes in Maintenance of Territory.
      • Behavior
      • Aggressive Behavior of the Female
      • Interspecific Relationships
      • Table 4. Interspecific Conflict Observed in 1959 and 1960.
      • Discussion
    • Establishment of Territory
      • Size of Territories
      • Permanence of Territories
      • Table 2. Size of the Nine Original Territories Occupied in 1960.
      • Maintenance of Territory
      • Table 3. Intraspecific Disputes in Maintenance of Territory.
      • Behavior
      • Aggressive Behavior of the Female
      • Interspecific Relationships
      • Table 4. Interspecific Conflict Observed in 1959 and 1960.
      • Discussion
    • Size of Territories
    • Permanence of Territories
    • Table 2. Size of the Nine Original Territories Occupied in 1960.
    • Maintenance of Territory
    • Table 3. Intraspecific Disputes in Maintenance of Territory.
    • Behavior
    • Aggressive Behavior of the Female
    • Interspecific Relationships
    • Table 4. Interspecific Conflict Observed in 1959 and 1960.
    • Discussion
    • COURTSHIP BEHAVIOR
      • Displays and Postures
        • Discussion
      • Discussion
    • Displays and Postures
      • Discussion
    • Discussion
    • SELECTION OF NEST-SITE AND NESTBUILDING
      • Table 5. Nest-sites Utilized in 1960.
        • Building
        • Gathering of Nesting Material
        • Length and Hours of Nestbuilding
        • Abortive Nestbuilding Efforts
        • Renesting
        • The Nest
        • Table 6. Abortive Nesting Attempts in May and June of 1960.
        • Table 7. Dimensions of Nests in May (1960) and June (1960).
      • Building
      • Gathering of Nesting Material
      • Length and Hours of Nestbuilding
      • Abortive Nestbuilding Efforts
      • Renesting
      • The Nest
      • Table 6. Abortive Nesting Attempts in May and June of 1960.
      • Table 7. Dimensions of Nests in May (1960) and June (1960).
    • Table 5. Nest-sites Utilized in 1960.
      • Building
      • Gathering of Nesting Material
      • Length and Hours of Nestbuilding
      • Abortive Nestbuilding Efforts
      • Renesting
      • The Nest
      • Table 6. Abortive Nesting Attempts in May and June of 1960.
      • Table 7. Dimensions of Nests in May (1960) and June (1960).
    • Building
    • Gathering of Nesting Material
    • Length and Hours of Nestbuilding
    • Abortive Nestbuilding Efforts
    • Renesting
    • The Nest
    • Table 6. Abortive Nesting Attempts in May and June of 1960.
    • Table 7. Dimensions of Nests in May (1960) and June (1960).
    • EGGLAYING AND INCUBATION
      • Egglaying
        • Clutch-size
        • Table 8. Average Numbers of Eggs per Nest (Number of Records in Parentheses)[F].
        • Incubation
        • The Roles of the Sexes in Incubation
        • Relief of Partners in Incubation
      • Clutch-size
      • Table 8. Average Numbers of Eggs per Nest (Number of Records in Parentheses)[F].
      • Incubation
      • The Roles of the Sexes in Incubation
      • Relief of Partners in Incubation
    • Egglaying
      • Clutch-size
      • Table 8. Average Numbers of Eggs per Nest (Number of Records in Parentheses)[F].
      • Incubation
      • The Roles of the Sexes in Incubation
      • Relief of Partners in Incubation
    • Clutch-size
    • Table 8. Average Numbers of Eggs per Nest (Number of Records in Parentheses)[F].
    • Incubation
    • The Roles of the Sexes in Incubation
    • Relief of Partners in Incubation
    • NESTLING PERIOD
      • Hatching Sequence
        • Development of the Nestlings
        • Table 9. Maturation of Nestling Bell Vireos. The First Day That an Activity Was Observed Is Shown.
        • Parental Behavior
        • Feeding of the Nestlings
        • Table 10. Feeding of the Nestlings.
        • Nest Sanitation
        • Fledging
        • Nest Parasites
      • Development of the Nestlings
      • Table 9. Maturation of Nestling Bell Vireos. The First Day That an Activity Was Observed Is Shown.
      • Parental Behavior
      • Feeding of the Nestlings
      • Table 10. Feeding of the Nestlings.
      • Nest Sanitation
      • Fledging
      • Nest Parasites
    • Hatching Sequence
      • Development of the Nestlings
      • Table 9. Maturation of Nestling Bell Vireos. The First Day That an Activity Was Observed Is Shown.
      • Parental Behavior
      • Feeding of the Nestlings
      • Table 10. Feeding of the Nestlings.
      • Nest Sanitation
      • Fledging
      • Nest Parasites
    • Development of the Nestlings
    • Table 9. Maturation of Nestling Bell Vireos. The First Day That an Activity Was Observed Is Shown.
    • Parental Behavior
    • Feeding of the Nestlings
    • Table 10. Feeding of the Nestlings.
    • Nest Sanitation
    • Fledging
    • Nest Parasites
    • FLEDGLING LIFE
      • Second Broods
    • Second Broods
    • REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESS
      • Behavior
        • Table 11. Egg Mortality in Bell Vireos.
        • Predation
        • Cowbird Parasitism
        • Table 12. Incidence of Cowbird Parasitism of the Bell Vireo Compared With Other Passerines in the Study Area in 1959 and 1960.
      • Table 11. Egg Mortality in Bell Vireos.
      • Predation
      • Cowbird Parasitism
      • Table 12. Incidence of Cowbird Parasitism of the Bell Vireo Compared With Other Passerines in the Study Area in 1959 and 1960.
    • Behavior
      • Table 11. Egg Mortality in Bell Vireos.
      • Predation
      • Cowbird Parasitism
      • Table 12. Incidence of Cowbird Parasitism of the Bell Vireo Compared With Other Passerines in the Study Area in 1959 and 1960.
    • Table 11. Egg Mortality in Bell Vireos.
    • Predation
    • Cowbird Parasitism
    • Table 12. Incidence of Cowbird Parasitism of the Bell Vireo Compared With Other Passerines in the Study Area in 1959 and 1960.
    • SUMMARY
    • LITERATURE CITED
    • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS PUBLICATIONS MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
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