Cardinals and Allies (Cardinalidae)

  title={Cardinals and Allies (Cardinalidae)},
  author={David W. Winkler and Shawn M. Billerman and Irby J. Lovette},
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UV sensitive vision in cardinals and tanagers is ubiquitous

All cardinals and tanagers studied here have SWS1 sequences corresponding with UVS sensitivity, suggesting that this character is conserved in these bird families despite their highly diverse range of plumage colours and habitat types.