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Changes in timing of breeding and reproductive success in birds

Peter O. Dunn

in Effects of Climate Change on Birds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198824268
eISBN:
9780191862809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824268.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology, Animal Biology

Many studies on birds have shown advancing dates of egg-laying in response to climate change. This chapter reviews the latest knowledge about the roles of photoperiod, food abundance, body condition, ... More


Egg quality, embryonic development, and post-hatching phenotype: an integrated perspective

T.D. Williams and T.G.G. Groothuis

in Nests, Eggs, and Incubation: New ideas about avian reproduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198718666
eISBN:
9780191788086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718666.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Eggs have complex composition where nutrients (resources) and signals potentially also serve as ‘tools’ that mothers might use to influence embryonic and post-hatching development, adjusting ... More


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