Sturnidae

Known as: Starling, Starlings 
The family Sturnidae, in the order PASSERIFORMES. The starling family also includes mynahs and oxpeckers.
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to determine whether results with the HeartMate (HM) II left ventricular assist device (LVAD… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
From bird flocks to fish schools, animal groups often seem to react to environmental perturbations as if of one mind. Most… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Recent field studies have suggested that the dynamics of West Nile virus (WNV) transmission are influenced strongly by a few key… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
In species where offspring fitness is sex-specifically influenced by maternal reproductive condition, sex allocation theory… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
We used captive European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) to test whether corticosterone responses differed in birds held under… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Current research in birds suggests that a conflict should exist during reproduction for the role of the glucocorticoid… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Bird song is a sexually selected male trait where females select males on the basis of song quality. It has recently been… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Assessment of color using human vision (or standards based thereon) is central to tests of many evolutionary hypotheses. Yet… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Avian plumage has long been used to test theories of sexual selection, with humans assessing the colors. However, many birds see… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
In a species with biparental care two parents cooperate to provide the appropriate amount of care for the young. Recent… (More)
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