philopatry


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philopatry

the tendency of an animal to remain in its home area, or, in the case of a migrant, to return to it.
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We can expect such scenario in bluethroats with observed breeding site philopatry 53 % (own obs.), as arrival date of philopatric males advanced when they returned to the breeding site compared with their first breeding season at locality.
Social and ecological influences on dispersal and philopatry in the plateau pika (ochotona curzoniae).
Aggregation behavior and seasonal philopatry in male and female leopard sharks Triakis semifasciata along the open coast of southern California, USA.
Finally, we evaluated sex-specific philopatry, predicting that maximum distances moved by juvenile females would be shorter than those by juvenile males.
Because waterfowl exhibit site philopatry in the winter and are known to explore new sites, it is also possible that individuals that wintered at PC2013 the first year would come back again the next year and that additional individuals would discover the new wetland, increasing overall use and abundance [32].
Reconstruction of parental microsatellite genotypes reveals female polyandry and philopatry in the lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris.