Sex roles, parental experience and reproductive success of eastern kingbirds, Tyrannus tyrannus.

@article{Woodard1999SexRP,
  title={Sex roles, parental experience and reproductive success of eastern kingbirds, Tyrannus tyrannus.},
  author={Woodard and Murphy},
  journal={Animal behaviour},
  year={1999},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={105-115}
}
We quantified parental behaviour of eastern kingbirds during the incubation and nestling periods to determine parental roles, and to examine the impact of previous breeding experience (defined as having bred on the territory in the past) on behaviour and reproductive success. Females performed all incubation, while males spent more than 60% of their time in… CONTINUE READING