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This paper uses Pied Flycatcher as a study species. For the population of Pied Flycatchers they studied, 'pedigree information' was available. What exactly does this 'pedigree information' mean?

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It means that they recorded family information for the traits that they were investigating in the paper, i.e., they had plumage characteristics for siblings or parent-offspring pairs. Look for this phrase in the paper: "phenotypic data usually available for one or two generations, mostly from parent-offspring pairs or siblings."

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