USING AN ELECTRONIC MONITORING SYSTEM TO LINK OFFSPRING PROVISIONING AND FORAGING BEHAVIOR OF A WILD PASSERINE
Mylene M Mariette, Emma C Pariser, Amanda J Gilby, Michael JL Magrath, Sarah R Pryke, Simon C Griffith
The Auk | OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC | Published : 2011
We are very grateful to G. Davies, M. Mainwaring, H. Stone, and I. Stirnemann for helping collect the field data. M.M.M. thanks R. Merrill for insightful discussions that inspired parts of this project. We thank D. Croft and the Dowling family for hospitality and logistical support at Fowlers Gap Research station. We are very grateful to N. Boogert, R. D. Dawson, M. Murphy and two anonymous reviewers for their useful comments on an earlier version of the manuscript. S.C.G., S.R.P. and M.J.L.M. were supported by separate Discovery Project grants from the Australian Research Council, A.J.G. and M.M.M. by Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarships, and E.C.P. by a Natural Environment Research Council studentship. This work was approved by Macquarie University Animal Ethics Committee (approval 2008/038) and under license from the ABBBS and NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service.