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Individual variation in corticosterone and personality traits in the blue tit Cyanistes caeruleus

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Individual variation in corticosterone and personality traits in the blue tit Cyanistes caeruleus. / Arnold, Kathryn E.; Herborn, Katherine A.; Henderson, Lindsay J.; Adam, Aileen; Evans, Lucille Alexander Neil.

In: Behaviour, Vol. 153, 17.10.2016, p. 1611–1637.

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Arnold, KE, Herborn, KA, Henderson, LJ, Adam, A & Evans, LAN 2016, 'Individual variation in corticosterone and personality traits in the blue tit Cyanistes caeruleus', Behaviour, vol. 153, pp. 1611–1637. https://doi.org/10.1163/1568539X-00003408

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Arnold, K. E., Herborn, K. A., Henderson, L. J., Adam, A., & Evans, L. A. N. (2016). Individual variation in corticosterone and personality traits in the blue tit Cyanistes caeruleus. Behaviour, 153, 1611–1637. https://doi.org/10.1163/1568539X-00003408

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Arnold KE, Herborn KA, Henderson LJ, Adam A, Evans LAN. Individual variation in corticosterone and personality traits in the blue tit Cyanistes caeruleus. Behaviour. 2016 Oct 17;153:1611–1637. https://doi.org/10.1163/1568539X-00003408

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Arnold, Kathryn E. ; Herborn, Katherine A. ; Henderson, Lindsay J. ; Adam, Aileen ; Evans, Lucille Alexander Neil. / Individual variation in corticosterone and personality traits in the blue tit Cyanistes caeruleus. In: Behaviour. 2016 ; Vol. 153. pp. 1611–1637.

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