Begging for control: when are offspring solicitation behaviours honest?

@inproceedings{Royle2002BeggingFC,
  title={Begging for control: when are offspring solicitation behaviours honest?},
  author={Nick J Royle and Ian Russell. Hartley and Geoffrey A. Parker},
  year={2002}
}
There is burgeoning interest in the idea that conspicuous begging displays, when parents are provisioning dependent young, advertise offspring need honestly to parents. Many empirical studies claim to support the theory of honest signalling of need, where parents control resource allocation. The evidence, however, also fits the predictions of recent models for the evolution of costly begging, where offspring control allocation. These models incorporate variation in offspring condition and show… CONTINUE READING
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