Spectral mouth colour of nestlings changes with carotenoid availability


Thorogood R., Kilner R. M. , Karadaş F., EWEN J. G.

FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY, vol.22, no.6, pp.1044-1051, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2008.01455.x
  • Journal Name: FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1044-1051
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Despite the proliferation of studies on the role of nestling mouth colour in parent-offspring communication, there has been very little work regarding the proximate mechanism for mouth pigmentation.