Mating systems, philopatry and dispersal in birds and mammals

@article{Greenwood1980MatingSP,
  title={Mating systems, philopatry and dispersal in birds and mammals},
  author={Paul J. Greenwood},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1980},
  volume={28},
  pages={1140-1162}
}
  • P. Greenwood
  • Published 1 November 1980
  • Biology
  • Animal Behaviour
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