Alpine Accentor

Alpine Accentor


Literature Alpine Accentor
[order] Passeriformes |

Alpine Accentor determination[order] Passeriformes | [family] Prunellidae | [latin] Prunella collaris | [UK] Alpine Accentor | [FR] Accenteur alpin | [DE] Alpenbraunelle | [ES] Acentor alpino | [IT] Sordone | [NL] Alpenheggemus

Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Prunella collaris fennelli
  2. Prunella collaris erythropygia
  3. Prunella collaris tibetana
  4. Prunella collaris nipalensis
  5. Prunella collaris whymperi
  6. Prunella collaris rufilata
  7. Prunella collaris montana
  8. Prunella collaris subalpina
  9. Prunella collaris collaris
  10. Prunella collaris EU sw, sc, e, also nw Africa


Cooperative Breeding by Alpine Accentors Prunella collaris:
Polygynandry, Territoriality and Multiple Paternity

Author(s): Lorenz Heer
Abstract: The composition of breeding groups, territoriality, parentage and parental care were examined in a population of Alpine Accentors Prunella collaris in the Swiss Alps. Five (1993) and six (1994) breeding groups were located on a south facing hillside ..[more]..
Source: Journal fur Ornithologie 137, 1996
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Cloacal protuberance and copulatory behavior of the Alpine Accentor (Prunella collaris)
Author(s): Masahiko Nakamura
Abstract: I studied the cloacal protuberance and copulatory behavior of the Alpine Accentor (Prunella collaris) over three breeding seasons in central Japan. In males, the seasonal hypertrophy of the glomus seminales forced the posterior wall of the cloaca to ..[more]..
Source: The Auk 107: 284-295. April 1990
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Female control of copulations to maximize male help: a comparison of
polygynandrous alpine accentors, Prunella collaris, and dunnocks,
P. modularis

Author(s): N. B. Davies, I. R. Hartley, B. J. Hatchwell & N. E. Langmore
Abstract: Alpine accentors and dunnocks bred in polygynandrous groups in which two or more
unrelated males shared two or more females. In both species, a female solicited actively to both alpha
and subordinate males whereas an alpha male attempted to guard t..[more]..
Source: Anim. Behav., 1996, 51, 27-47
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Feeding preferences and foraging behaviour in the Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris
Author(s): M. Janiga & M. Novotná
Abstract: In flocks of Alpine Accentors (Prunella collaris), we observed the foraging behaviour of birds when they were foraging on a grid containing clumps of seeds. We measured the feeding rate, diet diversity, individual and seasonal feeding preferences and..[more]..
Source: Ornis Fennica 83:170-180. 2006
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Vancomycin Resistance Genes in Enterococcus spp. Strains Isolated
from Alpine Accentor and Chamois

Author(s): A. JANOAKOVA and V. KMEE
Abstract: Enterococcus strains from highland animals the alpine accentor Prunella collaris (n = 19) and chamois Rupicapra rupicapra (n = 18) were isolated. One third of strains belonged to the species E. casseliflavus, while other were identified as E. faecali..[more]..
Source: ACTA VET. BRNO 2004, 73: 211-214
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Territoriality and song as flexible paternity
guards in dunnocks and alpine accentors

Author(s): Naomi E. Langmore
Abstract: I compare paternity defense strategies in the variable mating systems of alpine accentors Prunella collaris and dunnocks P. modularis. I show that in dunnocks breeding territoriality functions exclusively for mate defense..[more]..
Source: Behavioral Ecology Vol. 7 No. 2: 183-188
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Susceptibility of Enterobacteriaceae from the Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris
Author(s): J. TIMKO, V. KMET
Abstract: Occurrence of bacterial species of the family Enterobacteriaceace and their susceptibility and
minimum inhibitory concentrations (MIC90) to 13 selected antimicrobial agents was studied in 22
faecal samples of the alpine accentor Prunella collaris. ..[more]..
Source: ACTA VET. BRNO 2003, 72: 285-288
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Author(s): DAVID P. BARASH
Abstract: Most animals that demonstrate parental care also engage in behavior that
increases their offsprings’ chances of survival when confronted by a predator,
often at the risk of injury or death to the parent itself. Such “altruistic”
parental behavior ..[more]..
Source: THE WILSON BULLETIN l Vol. 87, No. 3, September 197
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All of Prunellidae

  1. Alpine Accentor
  2. Prunella collaris
  1. Dunnock
  2. Prunella modularis
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