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Linking courtship behaviour, colour perception and mate choice decisions in peafowl
Despite a long history of study showing that male courtship signals influence female mate choice in many species, we lack a good understanding of how females choose. What are the mechanisms of mate choice, and how do these ...
The role of the visual train ornament in the courtship of peafowl, Pavo cristatus
The peacock (Pavo cristatus) has long been considered the quintessential example of a sexually selected animal, and in the last two decades, peafowl have provided widely-cited evidence for female mate choice as well as the ...