Long-term brood division and exclusive parental care in a cooperatively breeding passerine

Date

2003

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Leedman, A
Magrath, Robert D

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Academic Press

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In some species of birds, individual adults feed different subsets of the brood after the young have left the nest. However, few studies have shown that such 'brood division' represents long-term separation into subfamilies, rather than short-term biases

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Keywords: cooperative breeding; hypothesis testing; parental care; passerine; Aves; Passeriformes; Sericornis frontalis

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Animal Behaviour

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Journal article

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10.1006/anbe.2003.2164

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