Birds of a feather really do flock together

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A tiny bird which has evolved into five different colour variations on a small tropical island prefers to mate with others of the same colour plumage, according to new research by Yann Bourgeois

Period9 Mar 2020 → 23 Mar 2020

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleImage of the Day: Plumage Patterns
    Media name/outletThe Scientist
    Media typeWeb
    CountryCanada
    Date23/03/20
    DescriptionCoverage for research by Yann Bourgeois, which showed how a tiny bird on a small tropical island has evolved into five different colour variations and prefers to mate with others of the same colour plumage
    Producer/AuthorAmy Schleunes
    URLhttps://www.the-scientist.com/image-of-the-day/image-of-the-day-plumage-patterns-67304
    PersonsYann Bourgeois
  • TitleUniversity doc finds variety in island birds
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletThe News
    Media typePrint
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date12/03/20
    DescriptionNewspaper article on research by Yann Bourgeois on a bird which has evolved into five different colour variations on a small tropical island prefers to mate with others of the same colour plumage
    PersonsYann Bourgeois
  • TitleBirds of a feather mate together, say experts
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThe i
    Media typePrint
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date11/03/20
    DescriptionNewspaper article about research by Yann Bourgeois which shows that a tiny bird, which has evolved into five different colour variations on a small tropical island, prefers to mate with others of the same colour plumage
    Producer/AuthorBen Mitchell
    PersonsYann Bourgeois
  • TitleBirds of a feather really do flock together, study finds
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletDaily Mail
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date10/03/20
    DescriptionA tiny bird which has evolved into five different colour variations on a small tropical island prefers to mate with others of the same colour plumage, according to new research by Yann Bourgeois
    URLhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-8095617/Birds-feather-really-flock-study-finds.html
    PersonsYann Bourgeois
  • TitleBirds of a feather really do flock together, study finds
    Media name/outletThis is Money
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date10/03/20
    DescriptionArticle about research from Yann Bourgeois which suggests a tiny bird which evolved into five different colour variations on a small tropical island prefers to mate with others of the same colour plumage
    URLhttps://www.thisismoney.co.uk/wires/pa/article-8095617/Birds-feather-really-flock-study-finds.html
    PersonsYann Bourgeois
  • TitleBirds of a feather really do flock together, study finds
    Media name/outletBailiwick Express
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date9/03/20
    DescriptionCoverage of research by Yann Bourgeois who found that a DNA study of the grey white-eye, which lives on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean, showed that the songbird is likely to breed with similar mates.
    URLhttps://www.bailiwickexpress.com/jsy/life/animals/birds-feather-really-do-flock-together-study-finds/
    PersonsYann Bourgeois