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Kim Mortega

  • PhD
  • Research fellow
  • Museum fur Naturkunde - Leibniz-Institut fur Evolutions- und Biodiversitatsforschung
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Recent publications

  • Costs of sleeping in: circadian rhythms influence cuckoldry risk in a songbird

    • Greives T
    • Kingma S
    • Kranstauber B
    • et al.
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  • Life-history and hormonal control of aggression in black redstarts: Blocking testosterone does not decrease territorial aggression, but changes the emphasis of vocal behaviours during simulated territorial intrusions

    • Apfelbeck B
    • Mortega K
    • Kiefer S
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Research fellow

Museum of Natural History - Leibniz Institute for Research on Evolution and Biodiversity

May 2018 - Present


Munich University of Technology Research Department Ecology and Eco-System Management

January 2016 - Present


Tropical Biology Association, Cambridge Conservation Initiative

July 2015 - Present

PhD candidate

Max-Planck-Institut fur Ornithologie

August 2010 - July 2015(5 years)

Research Associate

Freie Universität Berlin - Free University Berlin

July 2009 - June 2010(a year)



Freie Universität Berlin - Free University Berlin

October 2003 - June 2009(6 years)