Reproductive performance of resident and migrant males, females and pairs in a partially migratory bird

Hannah Grist, Francis Daunt (Corresponding Author), Sarah Wanless, Sarah J. Burthe, Mark A. Newell, Mike P. Harris, Jane M. Reid (Corresponding Author)

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Abstract

Quantifying among-individual variation in life-history strategies, and associated variation in reproductive performance and resulting demographic structure, is key to understanding and predicting population dynamics and life-history evolution. Partial migration, where populations comprise a mixture of resident and seasonally-migrant individuals, constitutes a dimension of life-history variation that could be associated with substantial variation in reproductive performance. However, such variation has rarely been quantified due to the
challenge of measuring reproduction and migration across a sufficient number of seasonally-mobile males and females
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1010-1021
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Animal Ecology
Volume86
Issue number5
Early online date19 Jun 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2017

Keywords

  • Carry-over effects
  • European shag
  • demography
  • fitness
  • phenology
  • population structure
  • seabird

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