Ecological crossovers of sexual signaling in a migratory bird

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dc.contributor.author Teerikorpi, Pauliina Elisabet
dc.contributor.author Sirkiä, Paivi Maria
dc.contributor.author Laaksonen, Toni
dc.date.accessioned 2021-02-01T09:33:01Z
dc.date.available 2021-02-01T09:33:01Z
dc.date.issued 2018-10
dc.identifier.citation Teerikorpi , P E , Sirkiä , P M & Laaksonen , T 2018 , ' Ecological crossovers of sexual signaling in a migratory bird ' , Evolution , vol. 72 , no. 10 , pp. 2038-2048 . https://doi.org/10.1111/evo.13515
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dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0003-0346-6298/work/65674395
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/325591
dc.description.abstract Environmental shifts may induce sudden reversals in the relative quality or sexual attractiveness of mates (ecological crossovers) leading to non-directional sexual selection. Studies on such ecological crossovers induced by environmental shifts during the nonbreeding season are particularly rare. We studied the interactive effects between nonbreeding conditions and a male white wing patch on the breeding success of breeding pairs and the local survival of females in a migratory passerine population over a 32-year period. After dry winters, females paired with large-patched males were more likely to survive than those paired with small-patched males, and vice versa after moist winters. Moreover, after dry winters, large-patched males succeeded in attracting females that laid large clutches, while small-patched males bred with females that laid small clutches, and vice versa after moist winters. This phenomenon led to a difference in fledgling numbers only during years with dry winters and high precipitation during the breeding season. The selection on this male trait and its signaling value to females thus depended on a complex interaction between conditions both at the nonbreeding and breeding grounds. We show that it is important to consider conditions during the nonbreeding season when examining the effects of sexual ornaments on fitness. en
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dc.language.iso eng
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dc.subject Carry-over effect
dc.subject climate change
dc.subject fluctuating selection
dc.subject mate choice
dc.subject NAO index
dc.subject seasonal interactions
dc.subject NORTH-ATLANTIC OSCILLATION
dc.subject PALEARCTIC MIGRANTS
dc.subject MALE COMPETITION
dc.subject CLIMATE-CHANGE
dc.subject MATE CHOICE
dc.subject BADGE SIZE
dc.subject SELECTION
dc.subject COLORATION
dc.subject FLYCATCHERS
dc.subject PRECIPITATION
dc.subject 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology
dc.subject 1172 Environmental sciences
dc.title Ecological crossovers of sexual signaling in a migratory bird en
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.organization Zoology
dc.contributor.organization Finnish Museum of Natural History
dc.description.reviewstatus Peer reviewed
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.1111/evo.13515
dc.relation.issn 0014-3820
dc.rights.accesslevel openAccess
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