European barn swallows use melanin pigments to color their feathers brown

Kevin McGraw, Rebecca J. Safran, Matthew R. Evans, Kazumasa Wakamatsu

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38 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)889-891
Number of pages3
JournalBehavioral Ecology
Volume15
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2004
Externally publishedYes

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European barn swallows use melanin pigments to color their feathers brown. / McGraw, Kevin; Safran, Rebecca J.; Evans, Matthew R.; Wakamatsu, Kazumasa.

In: Behavioral Ecology, Vol. 15, No. 5, 09.2004, p. 889-891.

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McGraw, Kevin ; Safran, Rebecca J. ; Evans, Matthew R. ; Wakamatsu, Kazumasa. / European barn swallows use melanin pigments to color their feathers brown. In: Behavioral Ecology. 2004 ; Vol. 15, No. 5. pp. 889-891.
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