Ecological determinants of extrapair fertilizations and egg dumping in Alpine water pipits (Anthus spinoletta)


Behavioral ecology has successfully explained the diversity in social mating systems through differences in environmental conditions, but diversity in genetic mating systems is poorly understood. The difference is important in situations where parents care for extrapair young (EPY) originating from extrapair paternity (EPP), extrapair maternity (EPM), and… (More)