© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2008 DOI: 10.1163/157075608X328035 Animal Biology 58 (2008) 199–209 www.brill.nl/ab Th e relationship between immunocompetence during winter and subsequent reproductive decisions and survival in the Great Tit Tinne Snoeijs , Frank Adriaensen , Rianne Pinxten

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DEGRADATION OF GREAT TIT (PARUS MAJOR) SONG BEFORE AND AFTER FOLIATION: IMPLICATIONS FOR VOCAL COMMUNICATION IN A DECIDUOUS FOREST by SANDRA H. BLUMENRATH 1) and TORBEN DABELSTEEN 2) (Animal Behaviour Group & Centre for Sound Communication, Biological Institute, University of Copenhagen

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Authors: Senar and Quesada

Cross-fostering experiments to compare carotenoid- and melanin-based plumage traits and long-term parental effects in post-moulted great tits J. Quesada 1,2,3) & J.C. Senar 1) ( 1 Evolutionary and Behavioural Ecology Associated Research Unit (CSIC), Natural History Museum, P ◦ Picasso s

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Author: R.C. Ydenberg

GREAT TITS AND GIVING-UP TIMES: DECISION RULES FOR LEAVING PATCHES by R. C. YDENBERG1)2) (Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology, Department of Zoology, Oxford, U.K.) (With 6 Figures) (Acc. 14-XI-1983) Introduction This paper addresses the question of how animals make foraging deci- sions

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THE DAWN CHORUS IN THE GREAT TIT (PARUS MAJOR): PROXIMATE AND ULTIMATE CAUSES by ALEJANDRO KACELNIK1) and JOHN R. KREBS (Dept. of Zoology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands & Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology, Oxford, England) (With 7 Figures) (Ace. 7-X-1982) 1. Introduction The

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EXPLORATION, AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOUR AND DOMINANCE IN PAIR-WISE CONFRONTATIONS OF JUVENILE MALE GREAT TITS by MONICA E.M. VERBEEK, ANNE BOON and PIET J. DRENT1) (Centre for Terrestrial Ecology of the Netherlands Institute of Ecology, P.O. Box 40, 6666 ZG Heteren, The Netherlands) (Acc. 29

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that individual great tits, of different exploration types differed in their tendency to copy a tutor’s foraging decision. Besides effects on foraging decisions, the presence of conspecifics can have impacts on perceived predation risk (Clutton-Brock et al., 1999; Lima & Bednekoff, 1999; Krause

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DAWN SINGING IN THE GREAT TIT (PARUS MAJOR): MATE ATTRACTION, MATE GUARDING, OR TERRITORIAL DEFENCE? by TORE SLAGSVOLD, SVEIN DALE and GLENN-PETER SÆTRE1) (Department of Biology, University of Oslo, P.O. Box 1050, Blindern, N-0316 Oslo, Norway) With 7 Figures) (Acc. 6-IX-1994) Summary In a

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INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOURAL CHARACTERISTICS AND DOMINANCE IN AVIARY GROUPS OF GREAT TITS by MONICA E.M. VERBEEK 1 ) , PIET DE GOEDE 1 ) , PIET J. DRENT 1 ; 2 ) and PIET R. WIEPKEMA 3 ; 4 ) ( 1 Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Centre for Terrestrial Ecology, P.O. Box 40, 6666 ZG Heteren, The

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SONG TYPES IN A POPULATION OF GREAT TITS (PARUS MAJOR): THEIR DISTRIBUTION, ABUNDANCE AND ACQUISITION BY INDIVIDUALS by PETER K. MCGREGOR1) and JOHN R. KREBS (Edward Grey Institute of Ornithology, Oxford, England) (With 7 Figures and 3 plates) (Acc. 12-X-1981) 1. INTRODUCTION In this paper we

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