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Estación Biológica Quebrada Blanco (1985 -)
Field Study in the Americas
Web Site: http://www.soziobio.uni-goettingen.de/Peru/peru-menu-en.htm
Location of Site: PERU

Director: Prof. Dr. Eckhard W. Heymann
E-Mail: eheyman@gwdg.de
Kellnerweg 4, Goettingen D-37077 GERMANY
Department: Verhaltensoekologie & Soziobiologie
Institution: Deutsches Primatenzentrum

Sponsoring Institution(s): Deutsches Primatenzentrum

Research Objectives: social systems and social behaviour
communication (particularly olfactory)
feeding ecology
seed dispersal and seed predation
interspecific relations and interactions: mixed-species troops, predation, parasitism, commensalism

Species Studied: Callicebus cupreus (coppery titi), Saguinus fuscicollis (saddleback tamarin), Saguinus mystax (moustached tamarin)

Other Species at Site: Aotus nancymaae (Peruvian red-necked owl monkey), Cacajao calvus ucayalii (Ucayali bald-headed uakari), Callithrix pygmaea (pygmy marmoset), Cebus albifrons (white-fronted capuchin), Cebus apella (tufted capuchin), Lagothrix poeppigii (silvery woolly monkey), Pithecia monachus (monk saki), Saimiri sciureus (common squirrel monkey)

Publications: some recent publications:
Stojan-Dolar M, Heymann EW. 2010. Vigilance in a cooperatively breeding primate. International Journal of Primatology 31:95-116.
Stojan-Dolar M, Heymann EW. 2010. Vigilance of mustached tamarins in single-species and mixed-species groups the influence of group composition. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 64:325-335.
Culot, L, Huynen M-C, Gérard P, Heymann EW. 2009. Short-term post-dispersal fate of seeds defecated by two small primates in the Amazonian forest of Peru. Journal of Tropical Ecology 25:229-238.
Nadjafzadeh MN, Heymann EW. 2008. Prey foraging of red titi monkeys, Callicebus cupreus, in comparison to sympatric tamarins, Saguinus mystax and Saguinus fuscicollis. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 135:56-63.

Last Updated: 2010-02-24


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