An Alternative Hypothesis for the Cause of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker's Decline

@inproceedings{Hill2008AnAH,
  title={An Alternative Hypothesis for the Cause of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker's Decline},
  author={Geoffrey E. Hill},
  year={2008}
}
  • G. Hill
  • Published 1 November 2008
  • Environmental Science

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Mid-Pleistocene divergence of Cuban and North American ivory-billed woodpeckers

TLDR
Application of both internal and external rate calibrations indicates that the three lineages split more than one million years ago, in the Mid-Pleistocene, which can exclude the hypothesis that Native Americans introduced North American ivory-billed woodpeckers to Cuba.