Female Golden Whistlers

Subject: Female Golden Whistlers
From: Andrew Taylor <>
Date: Thu, 7 May 2009 12:48:06 +1000
Here is a nice review paper which discusses female birds developing male
plumage when oestrogen production is impaired:
It includes a  mention of the impact of peahen which developed a train
in later life on Darwin's theory about sexual selection.

Its not the chromosomes buts its fascinating observation & topic.

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