Mortality and other determinants of bird divorce rate

Abstract

Pair bonds can end in two different ways: either death of the partner or divorce, where the frequency of divorce varies enormously among bird species, from 0% to 100%. To better understand this variation, we created and analyzed the largest dataset so far, consisting of 158 species and 20 variables that quantify the species’ body size, life history, diet… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00265-008-0646-9

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@article{Jeschke2008MortalityAO, title={Mortality and other determinants of bird divorce rate}, author={Jonathan M. Jeschke and Hanna Kokko}, journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology}, year={2008}, volume={63}, pages={1-9} }