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Table 1 Characteristics of morph/sex classes in the white-throated sparrow. Characteristics of morph/sex classes; all data from [2224] except where noted: (1), [7680]; (2), [2628, 81]; (3), [22, 82]. "?" indicates where current knowledge is lacking.

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Male comparison

Behavioral traits

Female comparison

White males

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Tan males

song rate

White females

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Tan females

 

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aggression (1)

 

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intrusion behavior

 

?

 
 

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mate-guarding

 

N/A

 
 

N/A

 

solicitation rate

 

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pursuit of promiscuity

 

?

 
 

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risk of extra-pair paternity

 

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risk of brood parasitism

 

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parental care (2)

 

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mate preference (3)

 

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