Male traits, mating tactics and reproductive success in the buff-breasted sandpiper,Tryngites subruficollis

@article{Lanctot1998MaleTM,
  title={Male traits, mating tactics and reproductive success in the buff-breasted sandpiper,Tryngites subruficollis},
  author={R. Lanctot and Patrick J. Weatherhead and B. Kempenaers and Kim T. Scribner},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1998},
  volume={56},
  pages={419-432}
}
  • R. Lanctot, Patrick J. Weatherhead, +1 author Kim T. Scribner
  • Published 1998
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Buff-breasted sandpipers use a variety of mating tactics to acquire mates, including remaining at a single lek for most of the breeding season, attending multiple leks during the season, displaying solitarily or displaying both on leks and solitarily. We found that differences in body size, body condition, fluctuating asymmetry scores, wing coloration, territory location and behaviour (attraction, solicitation and agonistic) did not explain the observed variation in mating tactics used by males… CONTINUE READING
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