Colleen T. Downs focuses on Ecology, Botany, Sugar, Zoology and Animal science. Her Ecology study frequently draws parallels with other fields, such as Basal metabolic rate. Her Botany study incorporates themes from Ingestion, Seed dispersal and Frugivore.
Her Sugar research incorporates themes from Nectar and Sucrose. Her Zoology research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Thermoregulation, Thermal neutral zone, Nocturnal and Reproductive success. Her Animal science study which covers Energy balance that intersects with Nutrient, Assimilation and Zosterops pallidus.
Her primary areas of study are Ecology, Habitat, Zoology, Frugivore and Botany. Her study in Predation, Endangered species, Range, Home range and Nest is carried out as part of her studies in Ecology. The Habitat study combines topics in areas such as Biodiversity, Occupancy, Urbanization, Species richness and Foraging.
Colleen T. Downs works mostly in the field of Zoology, limiting it down to concerns involving Basal metabolic rate and, occasionally, Thermoregulation. Her Frugivore research incorporates elements of Biological dispersal, Seed dispersal and Germination, Horticulture. Colleen T. Downs combines subjects such as Sugar, Animal science and Sucrose with her study of Botany.
Ecology, Habitat, Zoology, Biodiversity and Fishery are her primary areas of study. Many of her studies on Ecology apply to Biological dispersal as well. Her research in Biological dispersal intersects with topics in Frugivore, Germination, Horticulture and Invasive species.
Her study in the field of Riparian zone also crosses realms of Context. Her work carried out in the field of Fishery brings together such families of science as Eagle and Apex predator. While the research belongs to areas of Species richness, she spends her time largely on the problem of Disturbance, intersecting her research to questions surrounding Wildlife.
Colleen T. Downs spends much of her time researching Ecology, Habitat, Wildlife, Biodiversity and Species richness. Her work in Resource, Endangered species, Ecological niche, Competition and Habitat destruction are all subfields of Ecology research. Her study on Urban wildlife is often connected to Metropolitan area, Relative risk and Conceptual model as part of broader study in Habitat.
Her study looks at the intersection of Wildlife and topics like Disturbance with Time budget, Foraging and Vegetation. Her Biodiversity study combines topics in areas such as Agroforestry and Biological dispersal. The concepts of her Species richness study are interwoven with issues in Land use, Generalist and specialist species and Ecosystem, Ecosystem services.
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Self-Assessment and the Disadvantaged Student: Potential for Encouraging Self-Regulated Learning?.
Nicola F. Kirby;Colleen T. Downs.
Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education (2007)
Impact of protection on nest take and nesting success of parrots in Africa, Asia and Australasia
D. J. Pain;T. L. F. Martins;M. Boussekey;S. H. Diaz.
Sugar digestion efficiencies of Gurney's sugarbirds, malachite sunbirds, and black sunbirds.
Colleen T. Downs.
Physiological and Biochemical Zoology (1997)
NOCTURNAL HETEROTHERMY AND TORPOR IN THE MALACHITE SUNBIRD (NECTARINIA FAMOSA)
Colleen T. Downs;Mark Brown.
The Auk (2002)
Abundance and activity patterns of the Cape parrot (Poicephalus robustus) in two afromontane forests in South Africa
J.O. Wirminghaus;Colleen T. Downs;M.R. Perrin;C.T. Symes.
African Zoology (2001)
Abundance and home ranges of feral cats in an urban conservancy where there is supplemental feeding: a case study from South Africa
Jaclyn Tennent;Colleen T. Downs.
African Zoology (2008)
Diet of the Cape Parrot, Poicephalus robustus, in Afromontane forests in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
J.O. Wirminghaus;Colleen T. Downs;C.T. Symes;M.R. Perrin.
The role of avian frugivores in germination of seeds of fleshy-fruited invasive alien plants
Lorinda A. Jordaan;Steven D. Johnson;Colleen T. Downs.
Biological Invasions (2011)
Physiological variation in amethyst sunbirds (Chalcomitra amethystina) over an altitudinal gradient in winter.
Claire V. Lindsay;Colleen T. Downs;Mark Brown.
The Journal of Experimental Biology (2009)
A survey of wildlife rehabilitation in South Africa: is there a need for improved management?
K. Wimberger;C. T. Downs;R. S. Boyes.
Animal Welfare (2010)
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