95th ESA Annual Meeting (August 1 -- 6, 2010)

COS 95 - Behavior: Foraging and Diet

Thursday, August 5, 2010: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
334, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Blaine D. Griffen
1:30 PM
Trace element assays of claw keratin to track fine-scale movement in elusive carnivores
Danielle M. Ethier, Trent University; Christopher J. Kyle, Trent University; T. Kurt Kyser, Queen's University; Joseph J. Nocera, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
1:50 PM
2:10 PM
The influence of predation on trophic position, niche width, and carbon sources using the guppy (Poecilia reticulata) as a model organism
Caroline Anne Elizabeth Dennis, University of Windsor; Trevor Pitcher, University of Windsor; Indar Ramnarine, The University of the West Indies; Aaron T. Fisk, University of Windsor
2:30 PM
The influence of predation risk and food abundance on space use by Apodemus sylvaticus
Benedict Godsall, Imperial College London; Tim Coulson, University of Oxford; Aurelio F. Malo, Imperial College London
2:50 PM
Seed predators as optimal bad mothers in the Bolivian lowlands
Gerardo R. Camilo, Saint Louis University; Rodrigo S. Rios, Saint Louis University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Playing with food (availability): State games between owls and gerbils
Burt P. Kotler, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; Oded Berger-Tal, Ben-Gurion University; Shomen Mukherjee, The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research; Joel Brown, University of Illinois at Chicago
3:40 PM
Bushbaby foraging ecology:  walking the tightrope between predation risk and plant toxins
Clare McArthur, The University of Sydney; Paul A. Orlando, The University of Illinois, Chicago; Peter B. Banks, The University of New South Wales; Joel Brown, University of Illinois at Chicago
4:00 PM
Linking plant root foraging to natural community structure and function
Gordon G. McNickle, Wilfrid Laurier University; James F. Cahill Jr., University of Alberta