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Passerine extra-pair mating dynamics: A model-based comparison of four species. / Brommer, Jon E.; Alho, Jussi S.; Biard, Clotilde; Chapman, Joanne R.; Charmantier, Anne; Dreiss, Amelie; Hartley, Ian R.; Hjernquist, Marten B.; Kempenaers, Bart; Komdeur, Jan; Laaksonen, Toni; Lehtonen, Paula K.; Lubjuhn, Thomas; Patrick, Samantha C.; Rosivall, Balazs; Tinbergen, Joost M.; van der Velde, Marco; van Oers, Kees; Wilk, Tomasz; Winkel, Wolfgang.

In: The American Naturalist, Vol. 176, No. 2, 2010, p. 178-187.

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Brommer, JE, Alho, JS, Biard, C, Chapman, JR, Charmantier, A, Dreiss, A, Hartley, IR, Hjernquist, MB, Kempenaers, B, Komdeur, J, Laaksonen, T, Lehtonen, PK, Lubjuhn, T, Patrick, SC, Rosivall, B, Tinbergen, JM, van der Velde, M, van Oers, K, Wilk, T & Winkel, W 2010, 'Passerine extra-pair mating dynamics: A model-based comparison of four species.', The American Naturalist, vol. 176, no. 2, pp. 178-187. https://doi.org/10.1086/653660

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Brommer, J. E., Alho, J. S., Biard, C., Chapman, J. R., Charmantier, A., Dreiss, A., ... Winkel, W. (2010). Passerine extra-pair mating dynamics: A model-based comparison of four species. The American Naturalist, 176(2), 178-187. https://doi.org/10.1086/653660

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Brommer JE, Alho JS, Biard C, Chapman JR, Charmantier A, Dreiss A et al. Passerine extra-pair mating dynamics: A model-based comparison of four species. The American Naturalist. 2010;176(2):178-187. https://doi.org/10.1086/653660

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Brommer, Jon E. ; Alho, Jussi S. ; Biard, Clotilde ; Chapman, Joanne R. ; Charmantier, Anne ; Dreiss, Amelie ; Hartley, Ian R. ; Hjernquist, Marten B. ; Kempenaers, Bart ; Komdeur, Jan ; Laaksonen, Toni ; Lehtonen, Paula K. ; Lubjuhn, Thomas ; Patrick, Samantha C. ; Rosivall, Balazs ; Tinbergen, Joost M. ; van der Velde, Marco ; van Oers, Kees ; Wilk, Tomasz ; Winkel, Wolfgang. / Passerine extra-pair mating dynamics: A model-based comparison of four species. In: The American Naturalist. 2010 ; Vol. 176, No. 2. pp. 178-187.

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title = "Passerine extra-pair mating dynamics: A model-based comparison of four species.",
abstract = "In many socially monogamous animals, females engage in extrapair copulation (EPC), causing some broods to contain both within-pair and extrapair young (EPY). The proportion of all young that are EPY varies across populations and species. Because an EPC that does not result in EPY leaves no forensic trace, this variation in the proportion of EPY reflects both variation in the tendency to engage in EPC and variation in the extrapair fertilization (EPF) process across populations and species. We analyzed data on the distribution of EPY in broods of four passerines (blue tit, great tit, collared flycatcher, and pied flycatcher), with 18,564 genotyped nestlings from 2,346 broods in two to nine populations per species. Our Bayesian modeling approach estimated the underlying probability function of EPC (assumed to be a Poisson function) and conditional binomial EPF probability.We used an information theoretical approach to show that the expected distribution of EPC per female varies across populations but that EPF probabilities vary on the above-species level (tits vs. flycatchers). Hence, for these four passerines, our model suggests that the probability of an EPC mainly is determined by ecological (population-specific) conditions, whereas EPF probabilities reflect processes that are fixed above the species level.",
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AU - Chapman, Joanne R.

AU - Charmantier, Anne

AU - Dreiss, Amelie

AU - Hartley, Ian R.

AU - Hjernquist, Marten B.

AU - Kempenaers, Bart

AU - Komdeur, Jan

AU - Laaksonen, Toni

AU - Lehtonen, Paula K.

AU - Lubjuhn, Thomas

AU - Patrick, Samantha C.

AU - Rosivall, Balazs

AU - Tinbergen, Joost M.

AU - van der Velde, Marco

AU - van Oers, Kees

AU - Wilk, Tomasz

AU - Winkel, Wolfgang

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N2 - In many socially monogamous animals, females engage in extrapair copulation (EPC), causing some broods to contain both within-pair and extrapair young (EPY). The proportion of all young that are EPY varies across populations and species. Because an EPC that does not result in EPY leaves no forensic trace, this variation in the proportion of EPY reflects both variation in the tendency to engage in EPC and variation in the extrapair fertilization (EPF) process across populations and species. We analyzed data on the distribution of EPY in broods of four passerines (blue tit, great tit, collared flycatcher, and pied flycatcher), with 18,564 genotyped nestlings from 2,346 broods in two to nine populations per species. Our Bayesian modeling approach estimated the underlying probability function of EPC (assumed to be a Poisson function) and conditional binomial EPF probability.We used an information theoretical approach to show that the expected distribution of EPC per female varies across populations but that EPF probabilities vary on the above-species level (tits vs. flycatchers). Hence, for these four passerines, our model suggests that the probability of an EPC mainly is determined by ecological (population-specific) conditions, whereas EPF probabilities reflect processes that are fixed above the species level.

AB - In many socially monogamous animals, females engage in extrapair copulation (EPC), causing some broods to contain both within-pair and extrapair young (EPY). The proportion of all young that are EPY varies across populations and species. Because an EPC that does not result in EPY leaves no forensic trace, this variation in the proportion of EPY reflects both variation in the tendency to engage in EPC and variation in the extrapair fertilization (EPF) process across populations and species. We analyzed data on the distribution of EPY in broods of four passerines (blue tit, great tit, collared flycatcher, and pied flycatcher), with 18,564 genotyped nestlings from 2,346 broods in two to nine populations per species. Our Bayesian modeling approach estimated the underlying probability function of EPC (assumed to be a Poisson function) and conditional binomial EPF probability.We used an information theoretical approach to show that the expected distribution of EPC per female varies across populations but that EPF probabilities vary on the above-species level (tits vs. flycatchers). Hence, for these four passerines, our model suggests that the probability of an EPC mainly is determined by ecological (population-specific) conditions, whereas EPF probabilities reflect processes that are fixed above the species level.

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KW - promiscuity

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