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A Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galápagos
2011-10-03 04:48:30

New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Evolutionary Biology untangles the evolutionary relationships between Galápagos mockingbirds and provides information about their parasites to help ensure the birds survival.

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2009-11-19 06:10:00

Two birds collected by Charles Darwin back in 1835 could help bring back a rare mockingbird to the Galapagos Islands.


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2007-12-18 13:11:09

The Hood Mockingbird (Nesomimus macdonaldi), is a species of bird in the Mimidae family. It is endemic to Espanola Island in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrub land. This species has the largest bill of any of the Galapagos mockingbirds. The species will eat the eggs of seabirds nesting on the island. Photo Copyright and Credit

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