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Record number 550997
Title Social Behaviour: Males Help When Mates Are Rare
Author(s) Kingma, Sjouke A.; Székely, Tamás
Source Current Biology 29 (2019)10. - ISSN 0960-9822 - p. R370 - R372.
DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2019.03.060
Department(s) Behavioral Ecology
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2019
Abstract

In cooperatively-breeding animals, some individuals may postpone or completely forego independent reproduction to help others reproduce. A recent large-scale manipulation of adult sex ratio in wild nuthatches suggests that male birds postpone breeding because of a shortage of potential mates.

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