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Oscar Vedder, Sandra Bouwhuis and Ben C. Sheldon The contribution of an avian top predator to selection in prey species Journal of Animal Ecology 83

Version of Record online: 5 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12114

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In this study, the authors provide compelling evidence that sparrowhawk predation acts as an important causal agent of selection on a key predictor of avian fitness, fledging mass, in great tits but not in blue tits. In general, they show that variation in predation pressure can therefore account for variation in selection, but that specific patterns may not be easily generalised across species.

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