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The Swinhoe's Pheasant (Lophura swinhoii) is an endemic and most endangered species to Taiwan, China. It belongs to the genus… Expand Aim
Unique amongst birds, megapodes (family Megapodiidae) have exchanged the strategy of incubating eggs with the warmth of… Expand Galliform birds (relatives of the chicken and turkey) have attracted substantial attention due to their importance to society and… Expand A recent molecular timescale for major lineages of the Galliformes indicated that Megapodiidae and possibly Cracidae, originated… Expand The avian subfamily Tetraoninae (grouse and ptarmigan) is a Holarctic group in the order Galliformes distinguished by… Expand DNA sequences from the first intron of the nuclear gene rhodopsin (RDP1) and from the mitochondrial gene ND2 were used to… Expand Abstract Abstract. Malleefowl artificially incubate their eggs in mounds containing decaying vegetation. The effort involved in… Expand An analysis of the zoogeography of the Megapodiidae and Phasianidae shows these families to have a mutually exclusive and… Expand Abstract The prehatching and hatching behaviour of avian embryos from eleven different species, representing precocial, semi… Expand INTRODUCTION Recently the writer has discussed the arrangement of the arteries in the region of the heart of birds (3, 5, 6), the… Expand