Hormonal and behavioural symmetries between the sexes in the Northern bald ibis.

@article{Sorato2006HormonalAB,
  title={Hormonal and behavioural symmetries between the sexes in the Northern bald ibis.},
  author={Enrico Sorato and Kurt K. Kotrschal},
  journal={General and comparative endocrinology},
  year={2006},
  volume={146 3},
  pages={265-74}
}
Seasonal patterns of fecal androgen and corticosteroid levels were measured in a semi-tame colony of Northern bald ibis (Geronticus eremita) and put in perspective with socio-sexual patterns. Northern bald ibis are monomorphic, monogamous, year-round social colonial breeders. Steroids levels were assessed from the pre-mating until the end of the mating season in the sexes, age groups, and social categories. Male immunoreactive androgen concentrations, determined by enzyme immuno-assay from… CONTINUE READING

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