Data from: Simulated moult reduces flight performance but overlap with breeding does not affect breeding success in a long-distance migrant

Barbara M. Tomotani, Florian T. Muijres, Julia Koelman, Stefania Casagrande & Marcel E. Visser
1. Long-distance migrants are time-constrained as they need to incorporate many annual cycle stages within a year. Migratory passerines moult in the short interval between breeding and migration. To widen this interval, moult may start while still breeding, but this results in flying with moulting wings when food provisioning. 2. We experimentally simulated wing gaps in breeding male pied flycatchers by plucking 2 primary feathers from both wings. We quantified the nest visitations of both...
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