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  1. Can behavioural management improve behaviour and reproduction in captive blue-and-yellow macaws (Ara ararauna)?

    Contributor(s):: Miglioli, Amanda, Vasconcellos, Angélica da Silva

  2. Unforeseen consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic: Increased frequency of kite-string injuries in magnificent frigatebirds (Fregata magnificens) in Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil

    Contributor(s):: Goldberg, D. W., Vanstreels, R. E. T., Alcala, M. M., Hurtado, R., Mantovani, P. F., Cunha, L. S. T., Serafini, P. P., Barbosa, A. F.

  3. Is the rotarod test an objective alternative to the gait score for evaluating walking ability in chickens?

    Contributor(s):: Malchow, J., Dudde, A., Berk, J., Krause, E. T., Sanders, O., Puppe, B., Schrader, L.

  4. The welfare of game birds destined for release into the wild: a balance between early life care and preparation for future natural hazards

    Contributor(s):: Madden, J. R., Santilli, F., Whiteside, M. A.

  5. Deflighting zoo birds and its welfare considerations

    Contributor(s):: Reese, L., Ladwig-Wiegard, M., von Fersen, L., Haase, G., Will, H., Merle, R., Encke, D., Maegdefrau, H., Baumgartner, K., Thone-Reineke, C.

  6. Behaviour of free-range laying hens in distinct outdoor environments

    Contributor(s):: Larsen, H., Cronin, G., Smith, C. L., Hemsworth, P., Rault, J. L.

  7. The effects of acute exposure to mining machinery noise on the behaviour of eastern blue-tongued lizards (Tiliqua scincoides)

    Contributor(s):: Mancera, K. F., Murray, P., Lisle, A., Dupont, C., Faucheux, F., Phillips, C. J. C.

  8. The effect of environmental provisioning on stress levels in captive green anole (Anolis carolinensis)

    Contributor(s):: Borgmans, G., Palme, R., Sannen, A., Vervaecke, H., Van Damme, R.

  9. Validation of an accelerometer to quantify inactivity in laying hens with or without keel-bone fractures

    Contributor(s):: Casey-Trott, T. M., Widowski, T. M.

  10. Body temperature upon mist-netting procedures in three species of migratory songbirds at a stopover site: implications for welfare

    Contributor(s):: Maggini, I., Tahanitani, F. M., Cardinale, M., Fusani, L., Carere, C.

  11. Campylobacter and Salmonella in scavenging indigenous chickens in rural central Tanzania: prevalence, antimicrobial resistance, and genomic features

    Contributor(s):: Rukambile, E., Sintchenko, V., Muscatello, G., Wang, QinNing, Kiiru, J., Maulaga, W., Magidanga, B., Banda, G., Kock, R., Alders, R.

  12. Origin of the domestic chicken from modern biological and zooarchaeological approaches

    Contributor(s):: Eda, M.

    2021Animal Frontiers11352-612160-605610.1093/af/vfab016EnglishHokkaido University Museum, Hokkaido University, Kita 10, Nishi 8, Kita-ku, Sapporo Hokkaido 060-0810, Japan.edamsk@museum.hokudai.ac.jptext

  13. Potential Impact of Construction Noise on Selected Zoo Animals

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    | Contributor(s):: Richard Jakob-Hoff, Michael Kingan, Chiaki Fenemore, Gian Schmid, John F. Cockrem, Amanda Crackle, Emily Van Bemmel, Rebecca Connor, Kris Descovich

    In anticipation of a major construction project in an urban New Zealand zoo, a study was initiated to assess the response to construction noise of selected animal species (elephant, giraffe, emu and alligator) previously observed to be sensitive to this kind of noise. The overall aim was to...

  14. Lead Poisoning in Bald Eagles Admitted to Wildlife Rehabilitation Facilities in Iowa, 2004–2014

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    | Contributor(s):: Taylor Yaw, Kay Neumann, Linette Bernard, Jodeane Cancilla, Terese Evans, Adam Martin-Schwarze, Bianca Zaffarano

    Eleven years (2004–2014) of bald eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus data from four independent, state and federally permitted wildlife rehabilitators in Iowa were assessed for the prevalence of elevated lead levels in blood or tissue samples. The relationship between blood lead...

  15. Large Terrestrial Bird Adapting Behavior in an Urbanized Zone

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    | Contributor(s):: Eduardo R. Alexandrino, Juliano A. Bogoni, Ana B. Navarro, Alex A. A. Bovo, Rafael M. Gonçalves, Jacob D. Charters, Juan A. Domini, Katia M. P. M. B. Ferraz

    Wildlife living within urban ecosystems have to adapt or perish. Red-legged Seriema, a large terrestrial bird, are rare in urban ecosystems, however, they have been reported in a medium-sized Brazilian city. We investigated the reasons for this occurrence as well as their behavior. We assessed...

  16. Human and Raptor Interactions in the Context of a Nomadic Society

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    | Contributor(s):: Takuya Soma

    This research project focuses on contemporary eagle-taming falconry practice of the Altaic Kazakhs animal herding society in Bayan Ulgii Province in Western Mongolia. It aims to contributing both theoretical and empirical criteria for cultural preservation of Asian falconry. This cultural as...

  17. The effects of environmental enrichment on the behaviour of cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus) in aviaries

    | Contributor(s):: Stevens, April, Doneley, Robert, Cogny, Aurore, Phillips, Clive J. C.

    2021Applied Animal Behaviour Science2351051540168-159110.1016/j.applanim.2020.105154text

  18. Interaction with Caged Budgerigars (Melopsittacus Undulatus) Enhances Human Affect

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    | Contributor(s):: Jones, Autumn G., Skolnick, Alexander J., Anderson, Matthew J.

    Research interest in the benefits of human–animal interaction (HAI) has grown within the scientific community. One current limitation in the HAI literature however, is that the majority of research focuses on the beneficial effects of dogs and cats, paying less attention to other species...

  19. Pigeons and Humans Time Miscued Intervals

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    | Contributor(s):: Shrinidhi Subramaniam

    Cues signaling time to reinforcer availability can be highly informative, somewhat informative, or uninformative of the specific time to reinforcement. The purpose of this series of studies was to characterize the functional relation between miscues and pigeon and human response patterns in a...

  20. Development and Application of the Owner-Bird Relationship Scale (OBRS) to Assess the Relation of Humans to Their Pet Birds

    | Contributor(s):: Burmeister, A. K., Drasch, K., Rinder, M., Prechsl, S., Peschel, A., Korbel, R., Saam, N. J.