Age, origins and extinctions of the avifauna of Macaronesia

@inproceedings{Illera2012AgeOA,
  title={Age, origins and extinctions of the avifauna of Macaronesia},
  author={Juan Carlos Illera and Juan Carlos Rando and David S. Richardson and Brent C. Emerson},
  year={2012}
}
Understanding the age, origins and extinction of oceanic island biota has captivated the interest of evolutionary biologists since Darwin and Wallace. Because oceanic islands are discrete entities of small geographical size but with considerable habitat diversity, they provide ideal templates within which to study evolutionary processes. The peripheral North Atlantic islands, collectively referred to as Macaronesia, are considered a hot spot of biodiversity due to the fact that they contain a… Expand

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