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Wild birds respond to flockmate loss by increasing their social network associations to others

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Understanding the consequences of losing individuals from wild populations is a current and pressing issue, yet how such loss influences the social behaviour of the remaining animals is largely unexplored. Through combining the automated tracking of winter flocks of over 500 wild great tits (Parus major) with removal experiments, we assessed how individuals’ social network positions responded to the loss of their social associates. We found that the extent of flockmate loss that individuals e...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1098/rspb.2017.0299

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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Publisher:
Royal Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences Journal website
Volume:
284
Pages:
20170299
Publication date:
2017-05-05
Acceptance date:
2017-04-18
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EISSN:
1471-2954
ISSN:
0962-8452
Pubs id:
pubs:690999
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uri:be6c1c5a-5967-4dd5-8f5b-61657f853e42
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uuid:be6c1c5a-5967-4dd5-8f5b-61657f853e42
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pubs:690999

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