Contributions to Zoology, 84 (3) – 2015

Dawn chorus variation in East-Asian tropical montane forest birds and its ecological and morphological correlates

Wei-Ming Chen1, Ya-Fu Lee2, Chi-Feng Tsai3, Cheng-Te Yao4, Yung-Hsiu Chen5, Shou-Hsien Li6, Yen-Min Kuo7

1.  Department of Life Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 701, Taiwan

2.  Department of Life Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 701, Taiwan. E-mail: yafulee@mail.ncku.edu.tw

3.  Department of Life Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 701, Taiwan

4.  Taiwan Endemic Species Research Institute, Nantou 552, Taiwan

5.  Liouguei Research Center, Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Kaohsiung 84442, Taiwan

6.  Department of Life Sciences, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei 106, Taiwan

7.  Department of Life Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 701, Taiwan

Keywords: breeding,canopy,diets,eye size,foraging,perch,Taiwan,tropical forests.