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Little is known about the biological rhythms that emerge from social behaviours in the wild. A study of shorebird pairs shows that rhythms of nest-incubation duties are mainly governed by strategies to avoid predators. See Letter p.109

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  1. C. Loren Buck is in the Department of Biological Sciences and the Center for Bioengineering Innovation, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011, USA.

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