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Helping behaviour and parental care in fairy-wrens (Malurus)

Margraf, Nicolas; Cockburn, Andrew


Cooperative breeding among birds was first discovered in the genus Malurus (Maluridae), the fairy-wrens. Cooperative care arises because male, and sometimes female, offspring remain in their natal territory and help the adults rear offspring. Early uses o

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Emu
DOI: 10.1071/MU13001


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