Week 7 Notes

Habitat selec7on territorial defense op7mal foraging

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Unformatted text preview: •  FAP - fixed ac7on paLerns –  No varia7on –  Species specific –  Goes to comple7on –  S7muli called releasers Adap7ve significance of FAP’s •  Egg- rolling behavior in geese •  Robins that aLack dead stuffed birds •  Why would alleles that contribute to this behavior increase reproduc7ve success? 10 2/19/14 Condi7onal Strategies Behavioral response that is dependent on condi7ons •  Changing sex –  Condi7onal strategy: Why? What are the gains? These are ul7mate type ques7ons –  Size- advantage hypothesis –  Can you think of the proximate reasons for this behavior? •  •  •  •  Habitat Selec7on Territorial Defense Op7mal Foraging Choosing Mates Behavior and Fitness Are there costs associated with behaviors? 11 2/19/14 Nocturnal or Diurnal? Migratory Behavior 12 2/19/14 Communica7on •  •  •  •  •  Visual Chemical Auditory Tac7le Electric Animal Communica7on •  Signal from one individual modifies the behavior of another in...
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