Backyard birdfeeders driving avian evolution

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Subject: Backyard birdfeeders driving avian evolution
From: L&L Knight <>
Date: Fri, 4 Dec 2009 17:25:14 +1000
The interesting part is "The findings, published in the journal Current Biology, challenge the conventional view that two populations have to be geographically separated to diverge into different species. Many scientists have argued that it would be unusual for gene pools to be kept separate for long enough for a new species to emerge."


From The Times
December 4, 2009

Boom in bird tables has changed evolution of blackcaps

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