[Tweeters] Bird Feeders Drive Evolution Of Longer Beaks In British Tits

Devorah the Ornithologist birdologist at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 09:49:18 PST 2017


hello everyone,

i just HAD to share a remarkable study about the evolution of a seemingly
simple trait: beak length in a wild songbird. Yes, there's more to come as
follow-up, which i am eagerly awaiting!

How a simple pleasure, feeding birds, has been translated into a mechanism
for rapid evolutionary change in beak length in a British backyard bird
species

Bird Feeders Drive Evolution Of Longer Beaks In British Tits
http://www.forbes.com/sites/grrlscientist/2017/11/30/bird-feeders-drive-evolution-of-longer-beaks-in-british-tits/
tiny: https://tinyurl.com/yd63vs3j

please do share widely amongst all your birdie peeps and others.

thank you!

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