Rainfall during parental care reduces reproductive and survival components of fitness in a passerine bird

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Öberg, Meit ; Arlt, Debora ; Pärt, Tomas ; Laugen, Ane T ; Eggers, Sönke ; Low, Matthew (2014)
  • Publisher: BlackWell Publishing Ltd
  • Journal: Ecology and Evolution, volume 5, issue 2, pages 345-356 (issn: 2045-7758, eissn: 2045-7758)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1002/ece3.1345, pmc: PMC4314267
  • Subject: offspring | precipitation | Ecology | wheatear | Feeding frequency | weather | Original Research | provisioning | Zoology

Adverse weather conditions during parental care may have direct consequences for offspring production, but longer-term effects on juvenile and parental survival are less well known. We used long-term data on reproductive output, recruitment, and parental survival in nor... View more
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