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Sex allocation and nestling survival in a dimorphic raptor: does size matter?

McDonald, Paul; Olsen, Penelope; Cockburn, Andrew

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Fisher's theory predicts equal sex ratios at the end of parental care if the costs and benefits associated with raising each sex of offspring are equal. In raptors, which display various degrees of reversed sexual size dimorphism (RSD; females the larger

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/81931
Source: Behavioral Ecology
DOI: 10.1093/beheco/ari071

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