Journal article

Nestling barn owls beg more intensely in the presence of their mother than in the presence of their father

  • Roulin, Alexandre Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Bersier, Louis-Félix Department of Biology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
    04.09.2007
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  • Animal Behaviour. - 2007, vol. 74, no. 4, p. 1099-1106
English Nestling begging behaviour may be an honest signal of need used by parents to adjust optimally both feeding rate and within-brood food allocation. Although several studies showed that mothers and fathers can be differentially responsive to nestling begging behaviour with one parent showing a stronger tendency to feed the offspring that beg the most, little information is yet available on... Show more…
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Faculté des sciences
Department
Biologie
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  • English
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Biology
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