Data from: It’s not all about temperature: breeding success also affects nest design

Sophie Edwards, Tanya Shoot, Robert Martin, David Sherry & Susan Healy
There are numerous observational studies on intra-specific variation in avian nest building and a single experimental manipulation. The general consensus is that birds build nests in response to environmental conditions, but it is not clear whether such flexibility in nest building is reproductively advantageous. To test the relationship between building flexibility and reproductive success, we allowed captive zebra finches to build their first nest, using string, and to breed in temperature-controlled rooms held at 14oC...
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