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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/224984
Description: Manipulating resource availability to assess the strength and effects of resource limitation on an animal population is relatively straightforward, and thus, common in the scientific literature. Resou ... More
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 060200 Ecology | 060800 Zoology
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/195284
Description: Nest visit synchrony, whereby adults coordinate their visits to the nest, has been documented in several species of cooperative breeders. Visit synchrony may reduce nest predation rate or sibling comp ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/160975
Description: The Gouldian Finch (Erythrura gouldiae) has experienced significant decline in population and the extent of its range over the past 40 years, which has generally been attributed to the availability of ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/105279
Description: Birds are a particularly good group with which to examine the importance of maternal effects, as parental contributions can be relatively easily quantified compared with other groups. There have undou ... More
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Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 060200 Ecology | 060800 Zoology
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/105285
Description: Extra-pair paternity (EPP) is an important component of avian mating systems and can affect avian biodiversity by contributing to isolation between related forms. Over the past three decades, molecula ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2009
Subject Keyword: 060800 Zoology | 060200 Ecology
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/81859
Description: Long-tailed Finches (Poephila acuticauda) breeding in natural cavities and nest-boxes were monitored during the breeding season, between March and September 2008, as part of an ongoing field study nea ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1145930
Description: An individual's fitness is assumed to be maximised through early dispersal and independent breeding. However, offspring across a diversity of taxonomic groups delay dispersal and remain with at least ... More
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Date: 2009
Subject Keyword: 060200 Ecology | 060800 Zoology
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/82039
Description: The endangered Gouldian Finch (Erythura gouldiae) possesses a genetic colour polymorphism in the form of three genetically determined head-colours (yellow, black and red) that coexist in the same popu ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/81850
Description: Nest-boxes have been used widely and for many decades in Europe and North America to increase avian reproductive success in species management and conservation programs and to increase the amenability ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/21088
Description: Finding reliable ways of assessing female mate choice is an essential prerequisite to understanding variation in female preferences and its impact on sexual selection. The zebra finch, Taeniopgyia gut ... More
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Date: 2006
Subject Keyword: 060800 Zoology | 060200 Ecology
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/37813
Description: 1 page(s)
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2006
Subject Keyword: 060800 Zoology | 060200 Ecology
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/29557
Description: A large number of coloured sexually selected ornamental traits in the animal kingdom are based on carotenoid and melanin pigments. The biochemical differences between these two classes of pigment, tog ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/29562
Description: Recent sexual selection studies on the evolution of bird colouration have mainly focused on signals with a high level of condition-dependent variation, with much less attention given to colour traits ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/29567
Description: Sexually selected traits are often hypothesized to signal male condition or quality, though empirical evidence is mixed, and a number of alternative models of sexual selection do not require condition ... More
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