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The Ostrich Communal Nesting System

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The Ostrich Communal Nesting System
Title
The Ostrich Communal Nesting System
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eng
Summary
As the study of cooperative breeding systems expands, a number of key species form the examples that underpin our general understanding. The ostrich is increasingly becoming such a textbook species, on the basis of the results obtained in Brian Bertram's study of vigilance and egg discrimination in this extraordinary bird. Here Bertram presents new data on the ostrich communal nesting system, in which several females lay in one female's nest, with only one female and the male doing all the work. The Ostrich Communal Nesting System unravels the basis of the cooperation observed, and explains
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Nature of contents
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Series statement
Monographs in Behavior and Ecology
The Ostrich Communal Nesting System
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The Ostrich Communal Nesting System
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7ztm99
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cr
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
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Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface ; 1 The Ostrich ; 2 Methods ; 3 The Population ; 4 The Breeding System ; 5 Ecological Aspects ; 6 Strategies Adopted by Major Females ; 7 Major and Minor Female Strategies ; 8 Male Strategies ; 9 Discussion: The Evolution and Maintenance of the Communal Nesting System; References; Subject Index
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9781400863143
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Media type code
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