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AMERICAN NATURALIST, ISSN 0003-0147, 08/2017, Volume 190, Issue 2, pp. 157 - 170
Colors often appear to differ in arbitrary ways among related species. However, a fraction of color diversity may be explained because some signals are more... 
sensory drive | color | VISUAL PIGMENTS | SPECTRAL SENSITIVITY | opsin | sexual selection | PLUMAGE COLOR | color perception | color vision | EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY | EVOLUTION | SPECIATION | OIL DROPLETS | ECOLOGY | warblers | CONE-EXCITATION | MATE PREFERENCE | BIRDS | Biological Evolution | Models, Theoretical | Animals | Opsins | Color | Rod Opsins - physiology | Environment | Color Perception | Color Vision
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Scientific Reports, ISSN 2045-2322, 09/2016, Volume 6, Issue 1, p. 33984
The beautiful structural colors in bird feathers are some of the brightest colors in nature, and some of these colors are created by arrays of melanin granules... 
POLYDOPAMINE THIN-LAYER | PLUMAGE COLORATION | POLYMER PARTICLES | MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES | SIZE | REFRACTIVE-INDEX | MECHANISMS | SHELL THICKNESS | AMORPHOUS ARRAYS | SCATTERING | MELANOSOMES | Feathers | Granules | Polystyrene | Melanin | Color
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Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, ISSN 0962-8436, 2017, Volume 372, Issue 1724, pp. 20160536 - 20160536
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Landscape and Urban Planning, ISSN 0169-2046, 12/2019, Volume 192, p. 103645
Urbanization acts as an environmental filter that allows bird species with certain ecological traits, such as a generalist diet and nesting on buildings, to... 
Birds | Plumage color | Null models | Traits | Land-use | Human perception | BIODIVERSITY | REGIONAL & URBAN PLANNING | DISTANCE | FUNCTIONAL DIVERSITY | FEEL | LIGHT | COMMUNITIES | GEOGRAPHY, PHYSICAL | CITY | URBAN STUDIES | URBAN PARKS | HABITATS | ECOLOGY | ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES | GEOGRAPHY
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Trends in Ecology & Evolution, ISSN 0169-5347, 2007, Volume 22, Issue 2, pp. 71 - 79
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Journal of Experimental Biology, ISSN 0022-0949, 05/2017, Volume 220, Issue 10, pp. 1797 - 1802
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Scientific Reports, ISSN 2045-2322, 12/2015, Volume 5, Issue 1, p. 18514
Animal coloration is a poorly-understood aspect of phenotypic variability. Here I expand initial studies of the colour gamut of birds by providing the first... 
RED | PLUMAGE COLORATION | EVOLUTION | DIMORPHISM | VISION | MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES | ORNAMENTATION | SELECTION | SEXUAL DICHROMATISM | MELANIN | AVIAN PLUMAGE | Animals | Feathers - chemistry | Pigmentation - physiology | Carotenoids - metabolism | Sex Factors | Female | Male | Australia | Birds - physiology | Feathers - metabolism | Melanins - metabolism | Birds | Avifauna | Genetic variability | Color | Coloration
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Ecology and Evolution, ISSN 2045-7758, 06/2016, Volume 6, Issue 12, pp. 4192 - 4202
Evolutionary hypotheses regarding the function of eggshell phenotypes, from solar protection through mimicry, have implicitly assumed that eggshell appearance... 
Avian vision | pigments | common cuckoo | coevolution | mimicry | brood parasitism | WARBLER ACROCEPHALUS-ARUNDINACEUS | PLUMAGE COLOR | HOST | REJECTION BEHAVIOR | EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY | DISCRIMINATION | PARASITIC EGGS | ECOLOGY | BIRDS | CUCKOO CUCULUS-CANORUS | Incubation | Egg shells | Color | Parasites | Coevolution | Visual discrimination | Eggs | Mimicry | Spectrometry | Acetylcholine receptors | Clutches | Reflectance | Coloration
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