Characterization of ten microsatellite loci in the Broad-tailed Hummingbird (Selasphorus platycercus)

  title={Characterization of ten microsatellite loci in the Broad-tailed Hummingbird (Selasphorus platycercus)},
  author={Sara J. Oyler-McCance and Jennifer A Fike and T. Talley-Farnham and Tena Engelman and Fred Engelman},
  journal={Conservation Genetics Resources},
The Broad-tailed Hummingbird (Selaphorus platycercus) breeds at higher elevations in the central and southern Rockies, eastern California, and Mexico and has been studied for 8 years in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. Questions regarding the relatedness of Broad-tailed Hummingbirds banded together and then recaptured in close time proximity in later years led us to isolate and develop primers for 10 polymorphic microsatellite loci. In a screen of 25 individuals from a population in… Expand
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