- Mortality costs of sexual selection and parental care in natural populations of birdsAndrás Liker
Department of Zoology, University of Veszprem, Pf 158, H 8201 Veszprem, Hungary
Evolution 59:890-7. 2005..We also discuss alternative hypotheses for why most birds exhibit female-biased mortalities, whereas in mammals male-biased mortalities predominate...
- Does urbanization facilitate individual recognition of humans by house sparrows?Ernő Vincze
Department of Limnology, University of Pannonia, Pf 158, Veszprem, 8201, Hungary
Anim Cogn 18:291-8. 2015..We propose several mechanisms that may explain this difference, including reduced pay-off of discrimination due to a low chance of repeated interactions with city people, or a higher likelihood that city people will ignore them. ..
- Whom do the sparrows follow? The effect of kinship on social preference in house sparrow flocksZoltán Tóth
Department of Limnology, University of Pannonia, Egyetem u 10, H 8201 Veszprem, Hungary
Behav Processes 82:173-7. 2009..Thus we concluded that house sparrows prefer the company of their siblings during social activities even well after fledging, which may facilitate kin-biased behaviours...