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- Kültz, Dietmar, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- The journal of animal ecology 2018 v.87 no.5 pp. 1364-1382
- Zonotrichia; birds; body condition; breeding; climate; developmental stages; drought; glucocorticoids; life history; molting; national parks; protein synthesis; proteins; proteome; valleys; wet season
- ... The timing and duration of life‐history stages (LHSs) within the annual cycle can be affected by local environmental cues which are integrated through endocrine signalling mechanisms and changes in protein function. Most animals express a single LHS within a given period of the year because synchronous expression of LHSs is thought to be too costly energetically. However, in very rare and extremel ...