About the Authors

Rudy M. Jonker

mrjonker@gmail.com

Current address: Department of Animal Behaviour, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany

Affiliations Resource Ecology Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands, Department of Animal Behaviour, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany

Qiong Zhang

Affiliations Resource Ecology Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands, Key Laboratory of Animal Ecology and Conservation Biology, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Pim Van Hooft

Affiliation Resource Ecology Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands

Maarten J. J. E. Loonen

Affiliation Arctic Centre, University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands

Henk P. Van der Jeugd

Affiliation Dutch Centre for Avian Migration & Demography, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Wageningen, the Netherlands

Richard P. M. A. Crooijmans

Affiliation Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands

Martien A. M. Groenen

Affiliation Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands

Herbert H. T. Prins

Affiliation Resource Ecology Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands

Robert H. S. Kraus

Affiliations Resource Ecology Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands, Conservation Genetics Group, Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum, Gelnhausen, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RMJ PVH HHTP MAMG RPMAC RHSK. Performed the experiments: RMJ QZ RHSK. Analyzed the data: RMJ RHSK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MJJEL HPVdJ MAMG RPMAC. Wrote the paper: RMJ RHSK.