EEB Seminar Series - Scott MacDougall-Shackleton - "Control of Seasonal Phenotypic Plasticity in Songbirds"
September 29 4:00pm
Most organisms adjust their phenotype in response to predictable seasonal changes in their environment. Seasonally-breeding songbirds show a particularly high degree of such phenotypic plasticity, with intraspecific seasonal variation as great or greater than most interspecific variation. At the behavioural level, birds adjust social behaviour, more »