Paternal care in the European starling, Sturnus vulgaris: nestling provisioning

Abstract

The extent to which male birds in polygynous species with biparental care assist in nestling feeding often varies considerably between nests of different mating status. Both how much polygynous males assist and how they divide their effort between nests may have a profound effect on the evolution of mating systems. In this study we investigated how males in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s002650050293

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@article{Sandell1996PaternalCI, title={Paternal care in the European starling, Sturnus vulgaris: nestling provisioning}, author={Maria I. Sandell and H. Gregory Smith and M{\aa}ns Bruun}, journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology}, year={1996}, volume={39}, pages={301-309} }