Spectral mouth colour of nestlings changes with carotenoid availability


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

FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY, cilt.22, ss.1044-1051, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

Özet

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.