Mortal Combat: Intraspecific Killing by an African Pygmy Falcon (Polihierax semitorquatus) to Acquire New Mate and Territory

Anthony Lowney, Kelsey Green, Bonginkosi Prince Ngomane, Robert L. Thompson

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12 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)89
Number of pages91
JournalJournal of Raptor Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes


  • African Pygmy-Falcon
  • Polihierax semitorquatus
  • competition for resources
  • conspecific agnostic behavior
  • intraspecific aggression
  • dominance takeover

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