Evidence for aggressive mimicry in an adult brood parasitic bird, and generalized defences in its host
Mimicry of a harmless model (aggressive mimicry) is used by egg, chick and fledgling brood parasites that resemble the host’s own eggs, chicks and fledglings. However, aggressive mimicrymay also evolve in adult brood parasites, to avoid attack from host
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