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Trochilidae

Known as: hummingbird, hummingbirds 
 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Although animal pollination is often proposed as a major driver of floral divergence, questions remain about its importance in… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
  • H. Williams
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 16978647
Abstract: Birdsong provides neuroscientists with a uniquely powerful model for studying imitative vocal learning in a system… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
  • D. A. Gray
  • The American Naturalist
  • 1996
  • Corpus ID: 53648608
Sexual dichromatism and the extent of male carotenoid-derived plumage coloration in breeding season North American passerine… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
  • M. Johnston
  • Evolution; international journal of organic…
  • 1991
  • Corpus ID: 30265194
Using both multivariate and univariate regression techniques, I measured selection acting through female reproductive success in… Expand
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Hummingbirds are among the smallest endothermic vertebrates. Because they forage by energetically costly hovering, and because… Expand
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Rates of oxygen consumption during hover-feeding of wild, unrestrained, adult male Anna hummingbirds (Calypte anna) were measured… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
AssTRACT.--Hummingbird species inhabiting restricted geographic regions exhibit morphological patterns that differ significantly… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Evolutionary biologists continue to disagree about the relative importance of natural selection, drift and phylogenetic… Expand
Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Many angiosperm flowers produce substances (e.g., nectar, pollen, lipids) which serve as rewards for animals which are… Expand
Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
During the rainy season bird-flowered plants at high elevations are more effectively pollinated than closely related bee-flowered… Expand