These are the cues learnt by animals about opportunities for reproduction and sexual behaviour. In birds and fish it shows when a mate will be present that will increase the success of reproduction. See sexual imprinting.

SEXUAL CONDITIONING: "Sexual conditioning is seen in fish and birds."
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