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Lecture 10

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Lecture 10 FNR 251


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Movements, Home Range, Territory, and Habitat Selection
Ecology And Systematics Of Amphibians, Reptiles, And Birds
Rod N. Williams
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Ecology, systematics, amphibians, reptiles, forestry, Natural Resources
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Date Created: 02/29/16
LECTURE 10: MOVEMENTS, HOME RANGE, TERRITORY, AND HABITAT SELECTION I. Movements A. Locomotion: Amphibians : Reptiles: a) ________ ________ b) ________ ________ c) ________ ________ d) ________ ________ I. Movements I. Movements Locomotion in Snakes - crawl I. Movements Daily Movements: Main purposes are: a) Feeding b) Thermoregulation c) Predator avoidance I. Movements Seasonal Movements: Generally more extensive but still generally considered to be < 0.5 km a) Breeding b) Hibernation c) Habitat Utilization I. Movements Dispersal Movement outward from home area, often implies colonization Undirected movement to locations unknown by the dispersing animals Costs and Benefits I. Movements Orientation and Navigation: a) Piloting b) Compass Orientation c) True Navigation d) Others I.Movements Movements of Green Sea Turtles I. Movements Visual Cuesve Orientationagnetic Orientation Orientation in Baby Loggerhead Turtles (Chelonia mydas) I. Movements Experiments that Demonstrated that Sea Turtles can Orient Using Wave Movements I. Movements Experiments that Demonstrated that Sea Turtles Can Detect Magnetic Fields II. Home Range II. Home Range 2 Home Range (m Seasonal Variation in Home Range for Male II. Home Range Defense (territoriality): usually very expensive, but where a required resource is insufficient for all individuals, defense may have evolutionary advantage Types: a) Territorial defense b) Site defense c) Non-defense Review of Terms: Lecture 10 Movements: Compass Orientation, Daily & Seasonal Movements, Dispersal, Habitat Utilization, Hibernation, Hibernacula, Locomotion (different types), Piloting, True Navigation Home Range: Defense (territoriality), Non- defense, Site Defense, Territorial Defense


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