Collared Flycatcher determination[order] Passeriformes | [family] Muscicapidae | [latin] Ficedula albicollis | [UK] Collared Flycatcher | [FR] Gobemouche ā collier | [DE] Halsbandschnäpper | [ES] Papamoscas Collarino | [IT] Balia dal collare | [NL] Withalsvliegenvanger


Literature

Title
Reproductive investment and moult-breeding overlap in the collared flycatcher Ficedula albicollis: an experimental approach
Author(s): Hemborg, C. & Merilä, J. 1999
Abstract: We manipulated brood sizes of 132 pairs of the collared flycatcher to investigate whether or not an investment in reproduction was traded against an investment and timing of the post-nuptial moult. Our manipulations did not affect the probability of ..[more]..
Source: Ann. Zool. Fennici 36: 1-9
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Title
Evolution and expression of genetic variation in nestling traits
Author(s): Juha Merilä, Loeske E.B. Kruuk, B.C. Sheldon
Abstract: Environmental conditions experienced during early life are known to impact upon the development of passerine nestlings, as well as on their performance and fitness as adults. Nevertheless, little is yet known about the relative importance of differ..[more]..
Source: Acta Zoologica Sinica 52(Supplement): 666-669, 2006
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Title
Immune challenge mediates vocal communication in a passerine bird: an experiment
Author(s): Laszlo Zsolt Garamszegi, Anders Pape Moller et al.
Abstract: Secondary sexual characters may have evolved in part to signal resistance to parasites. Avian song has been hypothesized to be involved in this process, but the role of parasites in modulating acoustic communication systems in birds remains largely u..[more]..
Source: Behavioral Ecology Vol. 15 No. 1: 148-157
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Title
Availability and use of public information and conspecific density for settlement decisions in the collared flycatcher
Author(s): Blandine Doligez, Tomas Pärt, Etienne Danchin, Jean Clobert and Lars Gustafsson
Abstract: Public information, i.e. local reproductive performance of conspecifics, is expected to be a highly valuable cue for breeding habitat selection. However, the access to this cue may be spatially and temporally constrained. When public information is u..[more]..
Source: Journal of Animal Ecology (2004) 73, 75-87
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