Nest predation, clutch size, and physiological costs of egg production in the song sparrow (Melospiza melodia)

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Travers, Marc Simon;
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: embryonic structures

We examined the effects of nest predation on both clutch size and the physiological cost of egg production using a clutch removal experiment in free-living song sparrows (Melospiza melodia), inducing “high nest predation” (HNP) females to produce many replacement clutch... View more
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