Mobs rule for great tit neighbours

(Phys.org) -- Great tits are more likely to join defensive mobs with birds in nearby nests that are ‘familiar neighbours’ rather than new arrivals, Oxford University research has found.

Mobs rule for great tit neighbours

(Phys.org) -- Great tits are more likely to join defensive mobs with birds in nearby nests that are ‘familiar neighbours’ rather than new arrivals, Oxford University research has found.

Fri 27 Apr 12 from Phys.org

Songbirds gang up with neighbours

Great tits are more likely to gang up against predators if neighbours they know are being threatened, say scientists.

Wed 25 Apr 12 from BBC News

Birds Form Alliances With Long-Term Neighbors

Neighbors will jump in to help the great tits scare off predators

Wed 25 Apr 12 from Livescience

Mobs rule for great tit neighbors

Great tits are more likely to join defensive mobs with birds in nearby nests that are 'familiar neighbours' rather than new arrivals, new research has found.

Tue 1 May 12 from ScienceDaily

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