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Finches

Known as: Finch 
Common name for small PASSERIFORMES in the family Fringillidae. They have a short stout bill (BEAK) adapted for crushing SEEDS. Some species of Old… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Darwin’s finches, inhabiting the Galápagos archipelago and Cocos Island, constitute an iconic model for studies of speciation and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Competitor species can have evolutionary effects on each other that result in ecological character displacement; that is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
A classic textbook example of adaptive radiation under natural selection is the evolution of 14 closely related species of Darwin… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Darwin's finches are a classic example of species diversification by natural selection. Their impressive variation in beak… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
).All1215voucherspecimensforthisstudyarehousedatMEF, including exemplar specimens of each species.Fieldwork reported here took… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Evolution can be predicted in the short term from a knowledge of selection and inheritance. However, in the long term evolution… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Speciation in many animal taxa is catalysed by the evolutionary diversification of mating signals. According to classical… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
In addition to their well-known role in skeletal movements, the basal ganglia control saccadic eye movements (saccades) by means… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
A male zebra finch learns a song by listening to a tutor, but song learning is normally restricted to a critical period in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1969
Highly Cited
1969
Root crop cleaning apparatus including a pair of adjacent, counterrotating cleaning rolls arranged in root crop receiving… Expand
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