Leks. Hotspot Female preference Male aggregations Hotshots Kin selection The lek paradox. Leks. Swedish for mating arena No male parental care No resource on territory Males aggregate and display at traditional sites. Leks occur when females are not defensible. Leks ->. antelope.
grouse & ptarmigan
Sage grouse video
Std dev units
Number of malesPossible reasons for female preference to mate at a lek
Green = observed, orange = predicted w/out copying
Yearly shift suggests male attractiveness, not position, is important