Category: Corvidae

Parental nepotism enhances survival of retained offspring in the Siberian jay

Siberian Jay (Perisoreus infaustus) Science Article 1 abstract The evolutionary payoff accruing to parents from breeding offspring could be an incentive for prolonged investments in the offspring. Enhanced survival for offspring as a result of such a prolonged parental investment would increase the value of remaining in the natal territory for the offspring. Here we […]