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Ultraviolet plumage does not signal social status in free-living blue tits; an experimental test

Vedder, Oscar; Korsten, Peter; Magrath, Michael; Komdeur, Jan


Ultraviolet (UV) signals are suggested to be sexually selected in a wide range of taxa. Most research, however, has focused on the role of UV signals in mate choice, whereas possible functions in intraspecific competition remain largely untested. Studies

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Behavioral Ecology
DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arm146


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