Data from: Vigor and skill in the acrobatic mating displays of a Neotropical songbird

Lilian T. Manica, Regina H. Macedo, Jefferson A. Graves & Jeffrey Podos
Animal social behaviors are often mediated by signals that provide information about signaler attributes. Although some signals are structurally simple, others are temporally dynamic and multifaceted. In such cases, exaggeration of some display components is likely to curtail the expression of others. We quantified features of the acrobatic, multimodal “leap display” of blue-black grassquits (Volatinia jacarina), which appears to entail moderate-to-high performance levels in terms of vigor and skill. We video recorded and quantified leap...
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