Maternal investment in eggs is affected by male feet colour and breeding conditions in the blue-footed booby, Sula nebouxii

@article{Dentressangle2008MaternalII,
  title={Maternal investment in eggs is affected by male feet colour and breeding conditions in the blue-footed booby, Sula nebouxii},
  author={Fabrice Dentressangle and Lourdes Boeck and Roxana Torres},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={62},
  pages={1899-1908}
}
Females are expected to vary investment in offspring according to variables that may influence the offspring fitness in a way that optimises her inclusive fitness for a particular context. Thus, when sexual ornaments signal the quality of the male, females might invest in reproduction as a function of the attractiveness of their mate. We tested whether breeding conditions and male feet colour influence reproductive decisions of blue-footed booby females. In the blue-footed booby, male feet… 
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