Female ornamentation, mate choice and sexual selection

  title={Female ornamentation, mate choice and sexual selection},
  author={Leonard A. Freed},
The recent TREE review of female ornamentation by Amundsen1xWhy are female birds ornamented?. Amundsen, T. Trends Ecol. Evol. 2000; 15: 149–155Abstract | Full Text | Full Text PDF | PubMed | Scopus (347)See all References1 admirably covered diverse hypotheses concerning correlative expression of male traits in females and direct selection of conspicuous traits in females. However, one important hypothesis, based on female choice2xSee all References2, was not mentioned. In addition, the male… CONTINUE READING