Variation in egg mass in the Pied Flycatcher, Ficedula hypoleuca: An experimental test of the brood survival and brood reduction hypotheses
1999 (English)In: EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGY RESEARCH, ISSN 1522-0613, Vol. 1, no 6, 753-768 p.Article in journal (Other scientific) Published
Variation in egg mass is a characteristic feature among birds and varies both between and within species. It has been suggested that, in altricial birds that hatch their eggs asynchronously, two tactics regarding intra-clutch variation in egg mass could h
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EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGY LTD , 1999. Vol. 1, no 6, 753-768 p.
brood reduction; Ficedula hypoleuca; hatching asynchrony; variation in egg mass; GULL LARUS-ARGENTATUS; BOAT-TAILED GRACKLE; HATCHING ASYNCHRONY; ADAPTIVE SIGNIFICANCE; CHICK MORTALITY; CLUTCH SIZE; REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESS; SIBLING COMPETITION; PARUS-MAJOR;
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-78161OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-78161DiVA: diva2:106074
Addresses: Hillstrom L, Evolutionary Biol Ctr, Dept Anim Ecol, Norbyvagen 18D, S-75236 Uppsala, Sweden. Uppsala Univ, Dept Zool, S-75236 Uppsala, Sweden.2008-10-172008-10-172011-01-14