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Effects of neighbor familiarity on reproductive success in the great tit (Parus major)

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Social interactions can often affect the fitness of individuals. Territorial animals frequently interact with their neighbors, and long-term familiarity might lead to the development of cooperative relationships, which might influence the fitness of neighboring individuals. Here we test the hypothesis that familiarity with neighbors positively affects reproductive success in the great tit (Parus major). We used data from a 41 year long-term study of the great tit to quantify neighbor familiar...

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10.1093/beheco/arr189

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Author
Journal:
BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY More from this journal
Volume:
23
Issue:
2
Pages:
322-333
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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EISSN:
1465-7279
ISSN:
1045-2249
Language:
English
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pubs:320715
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uuid:8aa0cd60-c63d-4ced-8b05-8fac6205dcf4
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pubs:320715
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320715
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2013-11-16

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