More Secluded Places for Extra-Pair Copulations in the Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor
Extra-pair copulations (EPCs) are prominent features of avian mating systems. EPCs can be costly for both sexes, especially if extra-pair encounters are discovered by a social partner. The threat of extra-pair fertilization of the social partner could potentially result in physical punishment, reduc...
|Published in:||Behaviour, Vol. 144, No. 1 (2007), p. 23-31|
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