Studies detailing how energy reserves change over the course of the breeding season can give us valuable insights into environmental and physiological factors affecting the life-history strategies of birds. Here, we bring together a reference collection of studies that have measured reproductive mass changes in 132 species. We discuss how data collection, recording and reporting can be refined to offer a detailed insight into the evolution of avian reproductive strategies.
|Translated title of the contribution||Measurement of mass change in breeding birds: a bibliography and discussion of measurement techniques|
|Pages (from-to)||1 - 5|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Ringing and Migration|
|Publication status||Published - 2006|