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Sex diferences in the use of spatial cues in two avian brood parasites

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Shiny and screaming cowbirds are avian interspecific brood parasites that locate and prospect host nests in daylight and return from one to several days later to lay an egg during the pre-dawn twilight. Thus, during nest location and prospecting, both location information and visual features are available, but the latter become less salient in the low-light conditions when the nests are visited for laying. This raises the question of how these different sources of information interact, and wh...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s10071-020-01434-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Author
Publisher:
Springer
Journal:
Animal Cognition More from this journal
Volume:
24
Issue:
1
Pages:
205-212
Publication date:
2020-09-27
Acceptance date:
2020-09-18
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EISSN:
1435-9456
ISSN:
1435-9448
Language:
English
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1133313
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pubs:1133313
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2020-09-23

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