Bird Display

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Contents

The Evolution of Nestbuilding
16
Courtship Feeding
29
Ceremonial Gaping
36
The Significance of Related Ceremonies
56
Disablement Reactions I Trancestates
65
Disablement Reactions II Injuryfeigning
76
The Expression of the Emotions
92
Greeting and other Ceremonies
107
The Dances of Birds and Men
182
Arena Displays
207
Arena Displays and the Sex Ratio
226
Territory Song and Songflight
247
The Significance of Display
262
The Relationship between the Physiological and Psychological Aspects of Display
282
List of Scientific Names
311
Bibliography
329

Mutual and Reciprocal Ceremonies
126
The Evolution of Social Ceremonies
145
The Function of Social Ceremonies
159
The Social Hierarchy in Bird Life
171

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