Data from: Extra-pair mating opportunities mediate parenting and mating effort trade-offs in a songbird

Lei Lv, Zhengwang Zhang, Frank Groenewoud, Sjouke Anne Kingma, Jianqiang Li, Marco Van Der Velde & Jan Komdeur
In socially monogamous species with bi-parental care, males may face a trade-off between providing parental care and pursuing extra-pair matings. The “parenting-mating trade-off” hypothesis predicts that high-quality males – who have greater potential to gain extra-pair matings, e.g. larger males usually win the competition for extra-pair mating – should reduce parental care and spend more time looking for extra-pair matings. However, the trade-off between parenting and mating efforts may be complicated by variation in the...
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