The Study of Career Decisions. Oystercatchers as Social Prisoners.
To understand the social organization of species, we propose that it is necessary to unify three partial descriptions of social systems based on competition for limiting resources: adaptive distribution theory, life-history theory, and mating systems theory. Here, we illustrate what insights can be gained by applying such a framework to the study of the various social positions that make up the social career of Eurasian Oystercatchers Haematopus ostralegus. During both the breeding and...[Show more]
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