Inter-island genetic and cultural variation in the Thick-billed Vireo (Vireo crassirostris)
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Inter-island genetic and cultural variation in the Thick-billed Vireo (Vireo crassirostris)

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Sc.) -- University of Toronto, 1998.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches : negative. --
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20732095M
ISBN 100612408914
OCLC/WorldCa51087199

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Species: The Thick-billed Vireo (Vireo crassirostris) is a native bird of the Caribbean islands and is a regular visitor to the state of Florida. With no apparent defining features, other than the obviously long bill, the subtle and soft colours of this bird helps it to blend into the foliage of the trees. THE ENDANGERED THICK-BILLED PARROT (RHYNCHOPSITTA PACHYRHYNCHA) FOR POPULATION GENETIC STUDIES. genetic variation, and relatedness. Adelman, J. S., Princeton University, Princeton, USA, RESPONSE OF THE LEAST BELL’S VIREO (VIREO BELLII PUSILLUS) TO WILDFIRE IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. A male Least Bell’s Vireo (left) building a nest with a female White-eyed Vireo (right) at the San Luis Rey River, Oceanside, San Diego County, California (). Photograph by Lisa D. Allen. In this study, a migratory island species, V. altiloquus, is analyzed together with the endemics in order to (1) compare levels of genetic variation in migratory and endemic island species, and (2) assess this variation using both molecular markers and morphological traits.

Ecological and evolutionary studies largely assume that island populations display low levels of neutral genetic variation. However, this notion has only been formally tested in a few cases involving plant taxa, and the confounding effect of selection on genetic diversity (GD) estimates based on putatively neutral markers has typically been overlooked. Thick-billed Vireo (Vireo crassirostris; Buden ), and. Genetic variation within populations of Calliphlox evelynae evelynae Cultural transmission via song learning may help explain.   Belgian photographer Sanne De Wilde has used the island and the concept of color blindness to inspire a series of images on genetics. During a visit to Pingelap in , she created photos showing. Examples include the endemic Bahama Woodstar (Calliphlox evelynae; Gill and Donsker ) and subspecies of broader-ranging Caribbean taxa such as Cuban Parrot, Thick-billed Vireo (Vireo crassirostris; Buden ), and Greater Antillean Bullfinch (Loxigilla violacea; Buden ). Bahamian populations all exhibit a similar pattern of geographic.

  Author SummaryThe origins and current genetic relationships of Pacific Islanders have been the subjects of interest and controversy for many decades. By analyzing the variation of a large number () of genetic markers in almost 1, individuals from 41 Pacific populations, and comparing these with East Asians and others, we contribute to the clarification and resolution of many of these .   The Bahama Woodstar (Calliphlox evelynae), a hummingbird endemic to the Bahama Archipelago, comprises two currently recognized subspecies: Calliphlox e. evelynae, found throughout the Bahamas and in the Turks and Caicos Islands, except on Great and Little Inagua; and C. e. lyrura, named for its unique, lyre-shaped outer tail feathers and found only on the islands of Great and Little . Vireo gilvus Taxonomy Version: IOC All Ranks Domain Kingdom Subkingdom Phylum Subphylum Superclass Class Subclass Infraclass Superorder Order Suborder Infraorder Superfamily Family Subfamily Tribe Subtribe Genus Subgenus Species Subspecies Variety Group (polytypic) Group (monotypic) Species split Life sp. ssp. Intra-specific hybrid. Learn the History and Culture of the USVI. The USVI is known for its beauty, but our islands also possess a rich history and vibrant culture. Immerse yourself in centuries of experiences. Visitors to our islands are encouraged to get to know the people of the islands, explore their heritage, and celebrate their way of life.