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The causes and consequences of group living in the crimson finch (Neochmia phaeton)

Young, Catherine Mary


This thesis consists of five chapters, each investigating an aspect of breeding biology, sociality or behaviour of a group living species of an Australasian grassfinch, the crimson finch (Neochmia phaeton). It primarily focuses on the effects of habitat structure and group size on reproductive behaviour, and the role of signalling in mediating conflicts. Much of our knowledge of the breeding behaviour of the crimson finch is based on observations in captivity, little is known about wild...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d70f06107208


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