Backyard birdfeeders driving avian evolution

To: "L&L Knight" <>, "Birding Aus" <>
Subject: Backyard birdfeeders driving avian evolution
From: "Ross Macfarlane" <>
Date: Sat, 5 Dec 2009 12:51:13 +1100
That's not "challenging the conventional view", that's called sympatric speciation (as opposed to allopatric speciation, which is the result of geographic separation). It is well and truly part of "conventional" evolutionary theory:

But it's not unusual for a science journalist not to know much about science...

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