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Benson, David P. Low Extra-pair Paternity In White-tailed Ptarmigan. The Cooper Ornithological Society. 2002. https://mushare.marian.edu/concern/generic_works/72cfa8a1-14d7-42df-b342-12e6d790a48f?locale=fr

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Benson, David P. (2002). Low Extra-Pair Paternity In White-Tailed Ptarmigan. https://mushare.marian.edu/concern/generic_works/72cfa8a1-14d7-42df-b342-12e6d790a48f?locale=fr

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Benson, David P. Low Extra-Pair Paternity In White-Tailed Ptarmigan. The Cooper Ornithological Society. 2002. https://mushare.marian.edu/concern/generic_works/72cfa8a1-14d7-42df-b342-12e6d790a48f?locale=fr

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The White-tailed Ptarmigan (<em>Lagopus leucurus</em>) is one of the few socially monogamous species within the highly polygynous grouse subfamily (Tetraoninae). I found White-tailed Ptarmigan in Glacier National Park, Montana, to be nearly genetically monogamous. Of 58 chicks with putative fathers identified, three were the result of extra-pair copulations (5%). Three of 18 clutches (17%) contained extra-pair offspring. I suggest that White-tailedPtarmigan males are able to guard their females effectively from extra-paircopulations because of high visibility in their habitat and their ability to forage alongside their mate. The three extra-pair offspring were sired by unknown males.

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  • The Condor (Vol.104, No.1)
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