Old males reduce melanin‐pigmented traits and increase reproductive outcome under worse environmental conditions in common kestrels

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Secondary sexual traits displayed by males and females may have evolved as a signal of individual quality. However, both individual quality and investment on producing or maintaining enhanced sexual traits change as individuals age. At the same time, the costs associated to produce sexual traits might be attenuated or increased if environmental conditions… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1910

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@inproceedings{LopezIdiaquez2016OldMR, title={Old males reduce melanin‐pigmented traits and increase reproductive outcome under worse environmental conditions in common kestrels}, author={David Lopez‐Idiaquez and Pablo M. Vergara and Juan Antonio Fargallo and Jes{\'u}s Martinez‐Padilla}, booktitle={Ecology and evolution}, year={2016} }