Reproductive advantages of multiple female ornaments in the Asian Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica gutturalis

@article{Hasegawa2016ReproductiveAO,
  title={Reproductive advantages of multiple female ornaments in the Asian Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica gutturalis},
  author={Masaru Hasegawa and Emi Arai and Mamoru Watanabe and Masahiko Nakamura},
  journal={Journal of Ornithology},
  year={2016},
  volume={158},
  pages={517-532}
}
Recent research has increasingly focused on female ornamentation, with several studies having investigated female ornaments in relation to reproduction. However, most previous studies have focused on single female ornaments, while females of numerous species, particularly birds, possess multiple ornaments. It is still unclear whether multiple female ornaments are linked to reproductive performance, though this information is crucial for understanding how these ornaments have been maintained. In… CONTINUE READING

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