promiscuity

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indulging in promiscuous (casual and indiscriminate) sexual relations

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Extra-pair mating, male plumage coloration and sexual selection in Yellow Warblers (Dendroica petechia).
Future studies should focus on potential extra-pair mating tactics in mockingbirds to determine the extent to which mate guarding behavior may be selected for in males.
Pair and extra-pair mating success relative to male quality in red-winged blackbirds.
Molecular techniques have made it clear that individuals may achieve a large fraction of their reproductive success through extra-pair mating.
Variance in extra-pair mating success contributed relatively less to the total variance, indicating that success in siring extra-pair young contributed relatively little to the total opportunity for selection.