Do pied flycatcher females guard their monogamous status?

@article{Kilpimaa1995DoPF,
  title={Do pied flycatcher females guard their monogamous status?},
  author={J. Kilpimaa and R. Alatalo and O. R{\"a}tti and P. Siikam{\"a}ki},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1995},
  volume={50},
  pages={573-578}
}
Abstract The deception hypothesis suggests that pied flycatcher, Ficedula hypoleuca, males are more successful at distant secondary territories, since they are able to hide their mating status. Alternatively, the female-female aggression hypothesis suggests that males take up distant secondary territories to reduce aggression between their two females. Mated females have been suggested to behave aggressively towards other females to ensure male parental care. Radio-tagged females of… Expand
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