Community Organization in Hummingbirds: Relationships Between Morphology and Ecology

@article{Brown1985CommunityOI,
  title={Community Organization in Hummingbirds: Relationships Between Morphology and Ecology},
  author={J. Brown and M. Bowers},
  journal={The Auk},
  year={1985},
  volume={102},
  pages={251-269}
}
AssTRACT.--Hummingbird species inhabiting restricted geographic regions exhibit morphological patterns that differ significantly from those predicted by null models in which species are selected at random from appropriate species pools. Temperate North American hummingbirds are convergent: more similar in bill length, body weight, and wing length than predicted by several null models. These temperate species also are more similar to each other than they are to more closely related (congeneric… Expand
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