IMPACTS OF INTRASPECIFIC KLEPTOPARASITISM ANDDIET SHIFTS ON RAZORBILL ALCA TORDA PRODUCTIVITYAT THE GANNET ISLANDS, LABRADOR

Razorbill (Alca torda) Science Article 10

abstract

Intraspecific kleptoparasitism, the stealing of food from members of the same species, has received widespread but mostly superficial attention in the scientific literature. However, the effects of such behavior can be significant. Here we report on high rates of intraspecific kleptoparasitism in the Razorbill Alca torda at the Gannet Islands

JENNIFER L. LAVERS & IAN L. JONES, Marine Ornithology 35: 1-7.

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