DAILY TEMPERATURE CYCLES IN BARRED, GREAT-HORNED AND SNOWY OWLS

Snowy Owl (Nyctea scandiaca) Science Article 3

abstract

This paper reports preliminary data on daily rhythmic fluctuations in skin and deep body temperatures of captive owls, and is a by-product of research aimed at the development of radio-telemetric techniques suitable for continuous, simultaneous monitoring of certain physiological and behavioral activities of unrestrained birds in the wild.

W. R. SIEGFRIED et al, Condor 77:502

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