Foraging Patterns of Nesting Gila Woodpeckers

Steven Martindale
1983 Ecology  
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more » ... n the candidate's submission of the final copy of the dissertation to the Graduate College. I hereby certify that I have read this dissertation prepared under my direction and recommend that it be accepted as fulfilling the dissertation g o Date STATEMENT BY AUTHOR This dissertation has been submitted in partial fulfillment of requirements for an advanced degree at The University of Arizona and is deposited in the University Library to be made available to bor rowers under rules of the Library. Brief quotations from this dissertation are allowable without special permission, provided that accurate acknowledgment of source is made. Requests for permission for extended quotation from or reproduction of this manuscript in whole or in part may be granted by the copyright holder. SIGNED: ACKNOWLEDGMENTS With great pleasure, I thank Ron Pulliam for his advice and encouragement throughout the course of this project. Thomas Whittam and Thomas Caraco also provided numerous insights. My committee members -Michael Rosenzweig, James Brown, Stephen Russell, Astrid Kodric-Brown, and David Vleck -all generously contributed their time, ideas, and moral support in guiding me. The field work would have been impossible without the help of Judy Spencer, Marie Zeh, and Nancy Ares. Each of these energetic biologists donated virtually an entire summer to work in the heat of the desert. For additional field help, I am grateful to Thomas Whittam,
doi:10.2307/1937211 fatcat:qzzn7fv5qjdxjfzszdlo7mzqoi