Should I stay or should I go: factors influencing mate retention and divorce in a colonial seabird

Authors: Eric L. Wagner, Caroline D. Cappello, P. Dee Boersma
Journal: Animal Behaviour
DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2022.08.002

Divorce among serially monogamous birds can lead to increased reproductive success if an individual obtains a higher-quality mate or nest site, or it can lead to lower reproductive success due to lack of pair experience or reduced breeding opportunities…

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