[Tweeters] Long-Term Field Studies Explain Why These American Woodpeckers Are Communists

Devorah the Ornithologist birdologist at gmail.com
Wed Oct 18 12:00:18 PDT 2017


Hi everyone,

Are you familiar with acorn woodpeckers? did you know these birds were
labeled "communists" almost 100 years ago? Here's an interesting set of
papers, and a video, that explain the genetics and evolution underlying
these birds' unique social system.

Long-Term Field Studies Explain Why These American Woodpeckers Are
Communists
http://www.forbes.com/sites/grrlscientist/2017/10/18/long-term-field-studies-explain-why-these-american-woodpeckers-are-communists/
or, tiny: https://tinyurl.com/y9knm8ys

please do share this piece widely.

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