galliformes

Summary

Summary: An order of heavy-bodied, largely terrestrial BIRDS including pheasants, TURKEYS, grouse, QUAIL, and CHICKENS.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Use and knowledge of the razor-billed curassow pauxi tuberosa (spix, 1825) (galliformes, cracidae) by a riverine community of the oriental amazonia, brazil
    Flávio B Barros
    Universidade Federal do Para, Campus Universitário de Altamira, Faculdade de Educação, Rua Coronel José Porfírio, 2515, São Sebastião 68372 040, Altamira, Para, Brazil
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 7:1. 2011
  2. ncbi The Mhc class II of the Black grouse (Tetrao tetrix) consists of low numbers of B and Y genes with variable diversity and expression
    Tanja Strand
    Population Biology and Conservation Biology, Department of Ecology and Evolution, Evolutionary Biology Center, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36, Uppsala, Sweden
    Immunogenetics 59:725-34. 2007
  3. pmc Transcriptome sequencing of black grouse (Tetrao tetrix) for immune gene discovery and microsatellite development
    Biao Wang
    Population Biology and Conservation Biology, Department of Ecology and Genetics, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18 D, 75236 Uppsala, Sweden
    Open Biol 2:120054. 2012
  4. doi Phylogeography of Chinese bamboo partridge, Bambusicola thoracica thoracica (Aves: Galliformes) in south China: inference from mitochondrial DNA control-region sequences
    Zuhao Huang
    School of Life Sciences, JingGangShan University, Ji an, Jiangxi Province, PR China
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 56:273-80. 2010
  5. pmc A mitogenomic perspective on the ancient, rapid radiation in the Galliformes with an emphasis on the Phasianidae
    Yong Yi Shen
    Kunming Institute of Zoology, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
    BMC Evol Biol 10:132. 2010
  6. ncbi Insertion events of CR1 retrotransposable elements elucidate the phylogenetic branching order in galliform birds
    Vera B Kaiser
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvägen, Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Biol Evol 24:338-47. 2007
  7. doi Is hunting mortality additive or compensatory to natural mortality? Effects of experimental harvest on the survival and cause-specific mortality of willow ptarmigan
    Brett K Sandercock
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    J Anim Ecol 80:244-58. 2011
  8. doi Molecular evidence for species status of the endangered Hainan peacock pheasant
    Jiang Chang
    Ministry of Education Key Laboratory for Biodiversity Sciences and Ecological Engineering, College of Life Sciences, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China
    Zoolog Sci 25:30-5. 2008
  9. pmc Sequencing of the core MHC region of black grouse (Tetrao tetrix) and comparative genomics of the galliform MHC
    Biao Wang
    Population Biology and Conservation Biology, Department of Ecology and Genetics, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18 D, Uppsala, SE 752 36, Sweden
    BMC Genomics 13:553. 2012
  10. pmc A second TCRδ locus in Galliformes uses antibody-like V domains: insight into the evolution of TCRδ and TCRμ genes in tetrapods
    Zuly E Parra
    Department of Biology, Center for Evolutionary and Theoretical Immunology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Immunol 188:3912-9. 2012

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  1. pmc Use and knowledge of the razor-billed curassow pauxi tuberosa (spix, 1825) (galliformes, cracidae) by a riverine community of the oriental amazonia, brazil
    Flávio B Barros
    Universidade Federal do Para, Campus Universitário de Altamira, Faculdade de Educação, Rua Coronel José Porfírio, 2515, São Sebastião 68372 040, Altamira, Para, Brazil
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 7:1. 2011
    ..Our study also revealed that the traditional ecological knowledge of the riverines about their environment is considerably large, and that the local biodiversity provides various ecosystem services...
  2. ncbi The Mhc class II of the Black grouse (Tetrao tetrix) consists of low numbers of B and Y genes with variable diversity and expression
    Tanja Strand
    Population Biology and Conservation Biology, Department of Ecology and Evolution, Evolutionary Biology Center, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36, Uppsala, Sweden
    Immunogenetics 59:725-34. 2007
    ..We hypothesize that the YLB genes could have been under purifying selection, just as the mammal Mhc-E gene cluster...
  3. pmc Transcriptome sequencing of black grouse (Tetrao tetrix) for immune gene discovery and microsatellite development
    Biao Wang
    Population Biology and Conservation Biology, Department of Ecology and Genetics, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18 D, 75236 Uppsala, Sweden
    Open Biol 2:120054. 2012
    ..Genomic resources generated in this study should greatly benefit future ecological, evolutionary and conservation genetic studies on this species...
  4. doi Phylogeography of Chinese bamboo partridge, Bambusicola thoracica thoracica (Aves: Galliformes) in south China: inference from mitochondrial DNA control-region sequences
    Zuhao Huang
    School of Life Sciences, JingGangShan University, Ji an, Jiangxi Province, PR China
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 56:273-80. 2010
    ..The mtDNA marker suggested the existence of a geographical structure among Chinese bamboo partridge populations, resulting from the synergistic affect of Pleistocene climatic variations...
  5. pmc A mitogenomic perspective on the ancient, rapid radiation in the Galliformes with an emphasis on the Phasianidae
    Yong Yi Shen
    Kunming Institute of Zoology, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
    BMC Evol Biol 10:132. 2010
    The Galliformes is a well-known and widely distributed Order in Aves...
  6. ncbi Insertion events of CR1 retrotransposable elements elucidate the phylogenetic branching order in galliform birds
    Vera B Kaiser
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvägen, Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Biol Evol 24:338-47. 2007
    ..We discuss the potential and limitations of using a genome-based retrotransposon approach in resolving problematic phylogenies among birds...
  7. doi Is hunting mortality additive or compensatory to natural mortality? Effects of experimental harvest on the survival and cause-specific mortality of willow ptarmigan
    Brett K Sandercock
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    J Anim Ecol 80:244-58. 2011
    ..Impacts of winter harvest could be minimized by closing the hunting season in early November or by reducing late season quotas...
  8. doi Molecular evidence for species status of the endangered Hainan peacock pheasant
    Jiang Chang
    Ministry of Education Key Laboratory for Biodiversity Sciences and Ecological Engineering, College of Life Sciences, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China
    Zoolog Sci 25:30-5. 2008
    ..is declining, it is now becoming severely endangered and should be ranked as the rarest species in the Order Galliformes in China...
  9. pmc Sequencing of the core MHC region of black grouse (Tetrao tetrix) and comparative genomics of the galliform MHC
    Biao Wang
    Population Biology and Conservation Biology, Department of Ecology and Genetics, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18 D, Uppsala, SE 752 36, Sweden
    BMC Genomics 13:553. 2012
    ..This kind of analysis has previously been severely hampered by the lack of genomic information on avian MHC regions, and the galliformes is still the only bird lineage where such a comparison is possible.
  10. pmc A second TCRδ locus in Galliformes uses antibody-like V domains: insight into the evolution of TCRδ and TCRμ genes in tetrapods
    Zuly E Parra
    Department of Biology, Center for Evolutionary and Theoretical Immunology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    J Immunol 188:3912-9. 2012
    Analyses of the available avian genomes revealed the presence of a second TCRδ locus in the Galliformes. This second TCRδ locus is nonsyntenic to the conventional TCRα/δ and is unusual in that the V genes are more related to IgH V ..
  11. doi CR1 retroposons provide a new insight into the phylogeny of Phasianidae species (Aves: Galliformes)
    Zhaofeng Liu
    Sichuan Key Laboratory of Conservation Biology on Endangered Wildlife, College of Life Sciences, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610064, China
    Gene 502:125-32. 2012
    ..It showed that a CR1-based methodology has a great potential to be informative within Phasianidae in resolving relationships of closely related species whose radiation and speciation have occurred very recently...
  12. doi Cutaneous form of pox infection among captive peafowl (Pavo cristatus) chicks
    Ahrar Khan
    Department of Veterinary Pathology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 38040, Pakistan
    Avian Pathol 38:65-70. 2009
    ..Eosinophilic intracytoplasmic inclusions (Bollinger bodies) in keratinocytes were consistently present. It was concluded that avian pox rendered high morbidity, mortality and case fatality in peafowl chicks...
  13. doi Effect of geological vicariance on mitochondrial DNA differentiation in Common Pheasant populations of the Loess Plateau and eastern China
    Ying Liu
    State Key Laboratory of Earth Surface Processes and Resource Ecology and MOE Key Laboratory for Biodiversity Science and Ecological Engineering, College of Life Sciences, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 55:409-17. 2010
    ..24-0.22 Ma BP on the Loess Plateau may have been the impetus that effectively facilitated differentiation between different pheasant populations...
  14. ncbi Isolation and identification of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus subtype H5N1 in peafowl (Pavo cristatus)
    Mahmoud Moussa Ismail
    Department of Clinical Studies, College of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Resources, King Faisal University, Al Ahsa, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Avian Dis 54:357-60. 2010
    ..2 according to the World Health Organization nomenclature. The peafowl H5N1 virus falls into 2.2.2 sublineage II and clusters with the H5N1 viruses isolated from poultry in Saudi Arabia in 2007-08...
  15. doi The phylogenetic position and speciation dynamics of the genus Perdix (Phasianidae, Galliformes)
    Xin kang Bao
    School of Life Science, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou 730000, China
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 56:840-7. 2010
    ..Speciation in Perdix was likely promoted by the late Pliocene/early Pleistocene intensive uplift of the Tibetan Plateau and by Pleistocene glaciations...
  16. doi Development of a pheasant interspecies primordial germ cell transfer to chicken embryo: effect of donor cell sex on chimeric semen production
    S J Kang
    WCU Biomodulation Major, Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, and Research Institute for Agriculture and Life Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul 151 921, Korea
    Theriogenology 72:519-27. 2009
    ....
  17. ncbi Factors contributing to process variance in annual survival of female greater sage-grouse in Montana
    Brendan J Moynahan
    Wildlife Biology Program, College of Forestry and Conservation, University of Montana, Missoula 59812, USA
    Ecol Appl 16:1529-38. 2006
    ..habitats...
  18. doi Female crowing and differential responses to simulated conspecific intrusion in male and female Hainan partridge (Arborophila ardens)
    Canchao Yang
    College of Life Sciences, Hainan Normal University, Haikou 571158, P R China
    Zoolog Sci 28:249-53. 2011
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report for female crowing in the genus Arborophila, and the second case for female crowing in the family Phasianidae...
  19. pmc Isolation of a 97-kb minimal essential MHC B locus from a new reverse-4D BAC library of the golden pheasant
    Qing Ye
    The Key Laboratory of Conservation Biology for Endangered Wildlife of the Ministry of Education and State Conservation Center for Gene Resources of Endangered Wildlife, College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e32154. 2012
    ..The newly defined genomic structure of the golden pheasant MHC will give an insight into the evolutionary history of the avian MHC...
  20. doi Comparative molecular evolution and phylogenetic utility of 3'-UTRs and introns in Galliformes
    Amber J Bonilla
    Department of Biology, The University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 56:536-42. 2010
    ..the phylogenetic utility and patterns of molecular evolution for 3'-UTRs and introns from five unlinked loci in Galliformes (Aves)...
  21. ncbi A molecular timescale for galliform birds accounting for uncertainty in time estimates and heterogeneity of rates of DNA substitutions across lineages and sites
    Sergio L Pereira
    Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen s Park, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5S 2C6
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 38:499-509. 2006
    A recent molecular timescale for major lineages of the Galliformes indicated that Megapodiidae and possibly Cracidae, originated in the Cretaceous, while the remaining families originated in the Tertiary...
  22. doi The oxidation handicap hypothesis and the carotenoid allocation trade-off
    C Alonso-Alvarez
    Instituto de Investigacion en Recursos Cinegeticos, IREC, CSIC, UCLM, JCCM, Ciudad Real, Spain
    J Evol Biol 21:1789-97. 2008
    ..The trade-off was apparently solved by reducing redness, allowing increased carotenoid availability, which could have contributed to buffer oxidative stress...
  23. doi Phylogeny of major lineages of galliform birds (Aves: Galliformes) based on complete mitochondrial genomes
    X Z Kan
    The Provincial Key Laboratory of the Conservation and Exploitation Research of Biological Resources in Anhui, College of Life Sciences, Anhui Normal University, Wuhu, China
    Genet Mol Res 9:1625-33. 2010
    ..We made phylogenetic analyses of 22 species of Galliformes, with two species of Anseriformes as outgroups, using maximum likelihood (ML), maximum parsimony (MP) and ..
  24. pmc Fowl play and the price of petrel: long-living Procellariiformes have peroxidation-resistant membrane composition compared with short-living Galliformes
    William A Buttemer
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Australia
    Biol Lett 4:351-4. 2008
    ..of heart phospholipids from long-living Procellariiformes (petrels and albatrosses) to those of shorter living Galliformes (fowl)...
  25. ncbi Effects of beta-carotene on adult immune condition and antibacterial activity in the eggs of the Grey Partridge, Perdix perdix
    Marco Cucco
    University of Piemonte Orientale, DISAV, via Bellini 25, I 15100 Alessandria, Italy
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 147:1038-46. 2007
    ..The broad range of beneficial effects of carotenoids is discussed...
  26. ncbi Interactions between population processes in a cyclic species: parasites reduce autumn territorial behaviour of male red grouse
    Franccois Mougeot
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Hill of Brathens, AB31 4BW, Banchory, Scotland, UK
    Oecologia 144:289-98. 2005
    ..We discuss the implications of these findings for our understanding of the processes regulating red grouse populations and causing their complex, unstable population dynamics...
  27. ncbi Molecular evidence for hybridization of species in the genus Gallus except for Gallus varius
    M Nishibori
    Department of Bioresource Science and Technology, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima 739 8528, Japan
    Anim Genet 36:367-75. 2005
    ..Alternative clustering of RJF and chicken alleles were also observed. These findings taken together strongly indicate that inter-species hybridizations have occurred between GyJF and RJF/chicken and between GyJF and CJF...
  28. pmc Waves of genomic hitchhikers shed light on the evolution of gamebirds (Aves: Galliformes)
    Jan Ole Kriegs
    Institute of Experimental Pathology ZMBE University of Münster, Von Esmarch Str, 56, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 7:190. 2007
    The phylogenetic tree of Galliformes (gamebirds, including megapodes, currassows, guinea fowl, New and Old World quails, chicken, pheasants, grouse, and turkeys) has been considerably remodeled over the last decades as new data and ..
  29. ncbi Testosterone and autumn territorial behavior in male red grouse Lagopus lagopus scoticus
    Francois Mougeot
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Banchory, Aberdeenshire AB31 4BW, UK
    Horm Behav 47:576-84. 2005
    ..However, the observation that flutamide and ATD treatment did not reduce territorial behavior, suggests that estradiol may also be involved in the regulation of non-breeding aggression...
  30. doi Genetic structure of Mediterranean chukar (Alectoris chukar, Galliformes) populations: conservation and management implications
    Filippo Barbanera
    Department of Biology, Protistology Zoology Unit, Via A Volta 6, Pisa, Italy
    Naturwissenschaften 96:1203-12. 2009
    The chukar (Alectoris chukar, Galliformes) is a species hunted throughout its native range from the East Mediterranean to Manchuria and in the USA, which hosts the world's largest introduced population...
  31. pmc A multilocus assay reveals high nucleotide diversity and limited differentiation among Scandinavian willow grouse (Lagopus lagopus)
    Sofia Berlin
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    BMC Genet 9:89. 2008
    ..of nucleotide diversity has been examined in the willow grouse, a non-domesticated bird species from the order Galliformes, which also holds the chicken...
  32. ncbi Separating behavioral and physiological mechanisms in testosterone-mediated trade-offs
    Francois Mougeot
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Hill of Brathens, Banchory AB31 4BW, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 166:158-68. 2005
    ....
  33. pmc Testosterone increases bioavailability of carotenoids: insights into the honesty of sexual signaling
    J Blas
    Department of Biology, University of Saskatchewan, 112 Science Place, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 5E2
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:18633-7. 2006
    ....
  34. pmc Effects of load carrying on metabolic cost and hindlimb muscle dynamics in guinea fowl (Numida meleagris)
    C P McGowan
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Concord Field Station, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 101:1060-9. 2006
    ..As a result, when averaged for the two muscles, EMG intensity increased in direct proportion to the fractional increase in load carried...
  35. ncbi Linking occurrence and fitness to persistence: habitat-based approach for endangered greater sage-grouse
    Cameron L Aldridge
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Ecol Appl 17:508-26. 2007
    ..This novel approach to habitat-based population viability modeling has merit for many species of concern...
  36. ncbi Genetic insight into Mediterranean chukar (Alectoris chukar, Galliformes) populations inferred from mitochondrial DNA and RAPD markers
    Filippo Barbanera
    Department of Biology, Protistology Zoology Unit, University of Pisa, Via A Volta 6, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Genetica 131:287-98. 2007
    The chukar (Alectoris chukar, Galliformes) is one of the most important game birds as it is widely distributed and hunted over the whole of its range...
  37. ncbi The energetic costs of trunk and distal-limb loading during walking and running in guinea fowl Numida meleagris: I. Organismal metabolism and biomechanics
    Richard L Marsh
    Department of Biology, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:2050-63. 2006
    ..Thus, the increased energy demand of distal limb loading in guinea fowl is predicted to cause increases in energy use by both stance- and swing-phase muscles...
  38. doi Reproduction of wild birds via interspecies germ cell transplantation
    Seok Jin Kang
    Department of Agricultural Biotechnology and Research Institute for Agriculture and Life Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul 151 921, Korea
    Biol Reprod 79:931-7. 2008
    ..5%. In conclusion, interspecies germ cell transfer into a developing embryo can be used for wild bird reproduction, and this reproductive technology may be applicable in conserving endangered bird species...
  39. ncbi Cytogenetic repartition of chicken CR1 sequences evidenced by PRINS in Galliformes and some other birds
    Philippe Coullin
    UMR 8125, Cytogénétique et génomique des cancers, Institut Gustave Roussy IGR, F94807 Villejuif, Cedex, France
    Chromosome Res 13:665-73. 2005
    ..by PRINS using consensus chicken primers on the chromosomes of chicken and species of several bird orders: Galliformes, Anseriformes, Passeriformes and Falconiformes...
  40. ncbi Molecular phylogenetics and biogeography of Neotropical piping guans (Aves: Galliformes): Pipile Bonaparte, 1856 is synonym of Aburria Reichenbach, 1853
    Erwin T Grau
    Departamento de Biologia, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Caixa Postal 11461, CEP 05422 970, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 35:637-45. 2005
    ..Therefore, we conclude that these palaeogeographic events may have contributed to Neotropical taxa diversification to a greater extent than previously suspected...
  41. pmc Nematode parasites reduce carotenoid-based signalling in male red grouse
    Jesús Martínez-Padilla
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Banchory, Banchory, Hill of Brathens, Aberdeenshire AB31 4BW, UK
    Biol Lett 3:161-4. 2007
    ..We show that experimentally reduced nematode infection increases plasma carotenoid concentration and comb redness, demonstrating for the first time that nematodes can influence carotenoid-based signals...
  42. ncbi FISH mapping of 57 BAC clones reveals strong conservation of synteny between Galliformes and Anseriformes
    V Fillon
    Laboratoire de Genetique Cellulaire, INRA de Toulouse Auzeville, Castanet Tolosan, France
    Anim Genet 38:303-7. 2007
    ..These results demonstrate that the evolution of karyotypes in avian species is the result of fusion and/or fission processes and not translocations...
  43. ncbi [The helminth and coccidial fauna of pheasants (Phasianus colchicus) in view of the specific environmental conditions in pheasantries and in the wild]
    Stefan Gassal
    Institut für Parasitologie, Veterinärmedizinische Fakultät, Universitat Leipzig
    Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr 119:295-302. 2006
    ..In one pheasant an acanthocephalus (Plagiorhynchus cylindraceus) was detected for the first time in Germany and in two pheasants a trematode of the genus Echinostoma was present...
  44. ncbi A new genus and four new species of quill mites (Acari: Prostigmata: Syringophiudae) from phasianid birds (Galuformes: Phasianidae)
    M Skoracki
    Department of Animal Morphology, A Mickiewicz University, 28 Czerwca 1956 198, 61 485 Poznan, Poland
    Parasite 11:379-86. 2004
    ..lophurus sp. n. from Lophura leucomelanos, G. bochkovi sp. n. from Tragopan sp. and Alectoris barbara, G. francolinus sp. n. from Francolinus levalliantoides, and Mironovia rouloul sp. n. from Rollulus rouloul...
  45. ncbi Genetic evaluation of a proposed introduction: the case of the greater prairie chicken and the extinct heath hen
    Eric P Palkovacs
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies, Yale University, 165 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Mol Ecol 13:1759-69. 2004
    ....
  46. pmc Spreading free-riding snow sports represent a novel serious threat for wildlife
    Raphael Arlettaz
    Zoological Institute, Division of Conservation Biology, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, 3012 Bern, Switzerland
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1219-24. 2007
    ..Disturbance by snow sport free-riders appears to elevate stress, which potentially represents a new serious threat for wildlife. The fitness and survival costs of allostatic adjustments have yet to be estimated...
  47. ncbi Geographical distribution and seasonality of the prevalence of Leucocytozoon lovati in Japanese rock ptarmigans (Lagopus mutus japonicus) found in the alpine regions of Japan
    Koichi Murata
    College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 69:171-6. 2007
    ..Maejohnen-dake. It is necessary to continue surveying the relationship between the population dynamics of the ptarmigan and the density of the arthropod vector from the perspective of in situ conservation of this endangered species...
  48. ncbi Phylogeographic structure, gene flow and species status in blue grouse (Dendragapus obscurus)
    George F Barrowclough
    Department of Ornithology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, New York 10024, USA
    Mol Ecol 13:1911-22. 2004
    ..Genetic, morphological and behavioural evidence suggest that sooty and dusky grouse are species-level taxa; the specific status of a third clade remains ambiguous...
  49. ncbi A noninvasive technique to evaluate human-generated stress in the black grouse
    Marjana Baltic
    Zoological Institute, Division of Conservation Biology, Baltzerstrasse 6, CH 3012 Bern, Switzerland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1046:81-95. 2005
    ....
  50. ncbi Cryptic species within the Tetratrichomonas gallinarum species complex revealed by molecular polymorphism
    Ivan Cepicka
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Vinicna 7, Prague 2 128 44, Czech Republic
    Vet Parasitol 128:11-21. 2005
    ..gallinarum pathogenicity should be re-examined with regard to specific genetic groups and zoonotic potential of some of these lineages should be considered...
  51. doi Detection of infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV) genome in free-living pigeon and guinea fowl in Africa suggests involvement of wild birds in the epidemiology of IBDV
    Christopher J Kasanga
    Laboratory of Veterinary Microbiology, Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences, Gifu Univeristy, 1 1 Yanagido, Gifu, Gifu 501 1193, Japan
    Virus Genes 36:521-9. 2008
    ..The detection of IBDV from apparently healthy guinea fowls and pigeons elucidates the role of wild birds in the epidemiology of IBDV...
  52. ncbi Molecular phylogeny of avian genus Syrmaticus based on the mitochondrial cytochrome B gene and control region
    Xiang Jiang Zhan
    Ministry of Education Key Laboratory for Biodiversity Science and Ecological Engineering, College of Life Sciences, Beijing Normal University, China
    Zoolog Sci 22:427-35. 2005
    ..The origin and speciation processes of the studied group were inferred by combining molecular and biogeographical evidences...
  53. ncbi A multilocus population genetic survey of the greater sage-grouse across their range
    S J Oyler-McCance
    U S Geological Survey, Fort Collins Science Center, 2150 Centre Ave, Building C, Fort Collins, CO 80526, USA
    Mol Ecol 14:1293-310. 2005
    ..The genetic data presented here, in conjunction with large-scale demographic and habitat data, will provide an integrated approach to conservation efforts for the greater sage-grouse...
  54. ncbi Enzootic reticuloendotheliosis in the endangered Attwater's and greater prairie chickens
    Guillermo Zavala
    Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Avian Dis 50:520-5. 2006
    ..7 females, and 11 birds of undetermined gender). Reticuloendotheliosis virus was confirmed as a significant cause of mortality in captive prairie chickens...
  55. ncbi Full genome sequence and some biological properties of reticuloendotheliosis virus strain APC-566 isolated from endangered Attwater's prairie chickens
    Taylor Barbosa
    Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4875, USA
    Virus Res 124:68-77. 2007
    ..The LTR was the most divergent region, exhibiting various deletions and insertions. REV APC-566 has a unique insertion of 23 bp in U3 and shares deletions of 19 and 5 bp with chicken syncytial virus and REV inserts in fowlpox virus...
  56. ncbi The effect of an indirect anthelmintic treatment on parasites and breeding success of free-living pheasants Phasianus colchicus
    R A H Draycott
    The Game Conservancy Trust, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, UK
    J Helminthol 80:409-15. 2006
    ..gallinarum were significantly lower in pheasants from treatment plots six weeks after the anthelmintic treatment had ceased, but spring treatment did not influence parasite burden in the following winter...
  57. ncbi Phylogeny and molecular evolution of Tetraogallus in China
    Ruan Luzhang
    School of Life Sciences, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, Gansu, 730000, P R China
    Biochem Genet 43:507-18. 2005
    ..The dark-bellied and white-bellied speciation first occurred along with the uplift of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. A maximum glacier (0.80-0.60 Ma BP) led to the formation of T. altaicus...
  58. ncbi [Molecular cloning of activin betaA subunit mature peptide from peafowl and its application in taxonomy and phylogeny]
    Fang Dong Zou
    Key Laboratory for Reproduction and Conservation Genetics of Endangered Wild Life of Sichuan Province, College of Life Science, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610064, China
    Yi Chuan 27:231-5. 2005
    ....
  59. ncbi Comparative analysis of the prion protein open reading frame nucleotide sequences in peacock and parakeet
    Jian Min Yang
    National Animal Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, China Agricultural University, 100094, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    Virus Genes 30:193-6. 2005
    ..The present work added two more species data to the collection of the PrP genes and supported the previous findings that the PrP genes are highly conserved across species...
  60. ncbi Survey on helminthofauna in pheasants from Eastern Europe
    M P Tampieri
    Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria e Patologia Animale, Universita di Bologna, Ozzano Emilia, Bologna, Italy
    Parassitologia 47:241-5. 2005
    ..The release of game from foreign countries, therefore, may always constitute a risk for the autochthonous one due to the spread of new parasitic infections...
  61. ncbi Avoiding bias in parasite excretion estimates: the effect of sampling time and type of faeces
    D Villanúa
    Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos IREC, CSIC UCLM JCCM Ronda de Toledo s n, 13071 Ciudad Real, Spain
    Parasitology 133:251-9. 2006
    ..Similarly, in bird species with long caeca, consistent collection of one type of faeces may avoid significant errors in parasite burden estimates...
  62. pmc Assays to detect West Nile virus in dead birds
    Ward B Stone
    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, New York, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1770-3. 2005
    ..The sensitivities of RAMP and VecTest for testing corvid species were 91.0% and 82.1%, respectively...
  63. ncbi Changes in parasite transmission stage excretion after pheasant release
    D Villanúa
    Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos IREC, CSIC UCLM JCCM, Ronda de Toledo s n, 13071 Ciudad Real, Spain
    J Helminthol 80:313-8. 2006
    ..To avoid these risks it is proposed that improved prophylactic measures should be taken...
  64. ncbi Experimental toxoplasmosis in red-legged partridges (Alectoris rufa) fed Toxoplasma gondii oocysts
    C Martínez-Carrasco
    Departamento de Sanidad Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, Campus Universitario de Espinardo, 30100 Murcia, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 130:55-60. 2005
    ..Lesions were not seen in histologic sections of tissues from surviving partridges. These results suggest that red-legged partridges are resistant to clinical toxoplasmosis...
  65. ncbi Liver metal concentrations in Greater Sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus)
    Rebecca N Dailey
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory, University of Wyoming, 1174 Snowy Range Road, Laramie, Wyoming 82070, USA
    J Wildl Dis 44:494-8. 2008
    ..Adult birds had higher concentrations of Ni and Cd compared to juveniles. In addition, Zn and Cu concentrations were significantly elevated in WNv-positive birds...
  66. ncbi Molecular insight into a wildlife crime: the case of a peafowl slaughter
    Sandeep Kumar Gupta
    Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India
    Forensic Sci Int 154:214-7. 2005
    ....
  67. ncbi West Nile virus-associated mortality events in domestic Chukar partridges (Alectoris chukar) and domestic Impeyan pheasants (Lophophorus impeyanus)
    Arno Wunschmann
    Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, 1333 Gortner Avenue, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Avian Dis 50:456-9. 2006
    ..Viral antigen was usually widespread in animals of both species. Spontaneously occurring WNV infection should be considered a differential diagnosis in cases of mortality among select species of galliform birds...
  68. doi Parasites of the endangered Cantabrian capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus cantabricus): correlates with host abundance and lek site characteristics
    Javier Millan
    Fundació Natura Parc, Santa Eugènia Balearic Islands, Spain
    Parasitol Res 103:709-12. 2008
    ..Although no relation was found with host abundance, the low parasite species diversity, prevalence, and abundance may indirectly reflect the decline of the Cantabrian capercaillie populations...
  69. ncbi Experimental infection of Attwater's/greater prairie chicken hybrids with the reticuloendotheliosis virus
    Ryan L Bohls
    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Avian Dis 50:613-9. 2006
    ..With the exception of a bird that died from bacterial pneumonia 8 wk postinfection, neoplasia, resembling that seen in naturally occurring infections, was observed in all birds, even those receiving as little as 200 TCID50 of virus...
  70. ncbi Two new Eimeria species (Protozoa: Eimeriidae) from wild rock ptarmigans, Lagopus muta islandorum, in Iceland
    K Skirnisson
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Institute for Experimental Pathology, Keldur, University of Iceland, IS 112 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Parasitol Res 101:1077-81. 2007
    ..4 x 8.0 (12-15.5 x 6.5-9) microm. Sporocysts contain a diffuse granular residuum, and each sporozoite has two different-sized refractile bodies...
  71. ncbi Staphylococcal tenosynovitis in pheasants
    John Robert Dalton
    Vet Rec 161:796. 2007
  72. ncbi Pathology and first occurrence of the kidney trematode Paratanaisia bragai (Santos, 1934) Freitas, 1959 (Digenea: Eucotylidae) in Phasianus colchicus L., 1758, from Brazil
    Delir Corrêa Gomes
    Departamento de Helmintologia, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, FIOCRUZ, 21040 900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 100:285-8. 2005
    ..bragai...
  73. ncbi Predation as a cause of neurologic signs and acute mortality in a pheasant flock
    M P Martin
    University of California at Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Population Health and Reproduction, 1 Shields Avenue, 1114 Tupper Hall, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Avian Dis 50:463-6. 2006
    ..The relationship of the chronic respiratory disease to the predation episode was not determined but it is possible that pheasants with severe respiratory disease may have had increased susceptibility to predation...
  74. ncbi [Cuclotogaster heterographus (Mallophaga: Lipeuridae) infestation on ring-necked pheasants (Phasianus colchicus) in Konya]
    Bilal Dik
    Selçuk Universitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Parazitoloji Anabilim Dali, Konya
    Turkiye Parazitol Derg 30:125-7. 2006
    ..All of the ectoparasites were identified as the chewing lice (Mallophaga), Cuclotogaster heterographus. This is the first study that has recorded the presence of C. heterographus on ring-necked pheasants in Turkey...
  75. ncbi Mycotic proventriculitis in gray partridges (Perdix perdix) on two game bird farms
    Desiree S Jansson
    Department of Pigs, Poultry and Ruminants, National Veterinary Institute, SE 751 89 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Zoo Wildl Med 39:428-37. 2008
    ..The findings presented in this paper suggest that mycotic proventriculitis, presumably associated with M. ornithogaster, may be a serious but possibly opportunistic, although unusual, disease problem in gray partridges on game farms...
  76. ncbi An observation of Clostridium perfringens in Greater Sage-Grouse
    Christian A Hagen
    Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bend, Oregon 97702, USA
    J Wildl Dis 43:545-7. 2007
    ..Clostridial enteritis is known to cause outbreaks of mortality in various domestic and wild birds, and should be considered as a potential cause of mortality in sage-grouse populations...
  77. ncbi Fluid absorption in the small intestine of healthy game birds and those infected with Spironucleus spp
    S Lloyd
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, UK
    Avian Pathol 34:252-7. 2005
    ..Doubling the glucose concentration in the buffer to 40 mM significantly enhanced absorption...
  78. ncbi Adenovirus group II-like infection in chukar partridges (Alectoris chukar)
    H L Shivaprasad
    California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory System, Fresno Branch, University of California, Davis, 2789 South Orange Avenue, Fresno, CA 93725, USA
    Avian Dis 52:353-6. 2008
    ..Three out of seven chukars were positive for hemorrhagic enteritis virus by serology...
  79. ncbi Trichurid nematodes in ring-necked pheasants from backyard flocks of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: frequency and pathology
    Roberto Magalhães Pinto
    Laboratorio de Helmintos Parasitos de Vertebrados, Departamento de Helmintologia, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz FIOCRUZ, Av Brasil 43565, 21040 900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 99:721-6. 2004
    ..Gross and microscopic lesions were absent in the pheasants parasitized with E. annulatus and B. obsignata...
  80. ncbi [An outbreak of coccidiosis in partridge (Rhynchotus rufescens), reared in captivity, by Eimeria rhynchoti Reis and Nobrega, 1936 (Apicomplexa: Emeriidae)]
    Fagner Luiz da C Freitas
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Medicina Veterinária, Departamento de Patologia Animal da Universidade Estadual Paulista, Campus de Jaboticabal, Zona Rural, Jaboticabal, SP, 14884900, Brazil
    Rev Bras Parasitol Vet 15:85-7. 2006
    ..The sporozoites are contrary extending along the sporocysts wall possessing refracts body of easy visualization...
  81. ncbi West Nile virus and greater sage-grouse: estimating infection rate in a wild bird population
    Brett L Walker
    Wildlife Biology Program, College of Forestry and Conservation, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Avian Dis 51:691-6. 2007
    ..Our findings also underscore problems with using seroprevalence as a surrogate for infection rate and for identifying competent hosts in highly susceptible species...
  82. ncbi Phylogeography of rusty-necklaced partridge (Alectoris magna) in northwestern China
    Zuhao Huang
    School of Life Sciences, JingGangShan University, Ji an, Jiangxi Province 343009, China
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 43:379-85. 2007
    ..Ball, R.M., Bermingham, E., Lamb, T., Niegel, J.E., Reeb, C.A., Saunders, N.C., 1987. Intraspecific phylogeography: the mitochondrial DNA bridge between population genetics and systematics. Ann. Rev. Ecol. Syst. 18, 489-522]...
  83. ncbi Genetic characterization of avian metapneumovirus subtype C isolated from pheasants in a live bird market
    Eun Ho Lee
    College of Medicine and Medical Research Institute, Chungbuk National University, 12 Gaeshin Dong Heungduk Ku, Cheongju 361 763, Republic of Korea
    Virus Res 128:18-25. 2007
    ..This is the first report of the isolation and complete genomic sequence of aMPV subtype C originating from pheasants...
  84. ncbi Recency, range expansion, and unsorted lineages: implications for interpreting neutral genetic variation in the sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus)
    A W Spaulding
    Department of Biology, Utah State University, 5305 Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah 84322 5305, USA
    Mol Ecol 15:2317-32. 2006
    ..We suggest that in such cases, morphological, ecological, and behavioural data may be particularly important adjuncts to molecular data for the recognition of historically or adaptively divergent groups...
  85. ncbi Co-circulation of distinct genetic lineages of astroviruses in turkeys and guinea fowl
    G Cattoli
    Virology Department, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro PD, Italy
    Arch Virol 152:595-602. 2007
    ..This investigation provides genetic and epidemiological information contributing to a better understanding of enteric viral infections in turkeys and guinea fowl...
  86. pmc Rapid courtship evolution in grouse (Tetraonidae): contrasting patterns of acceleration between the Eurasian and North American polygynous clades
    Allen Spaulding
    Department of Biology, Utah State University, 5305 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322 5305, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1079-86. 2007
    ..These results suggest that sexual selection has accelerated courtship evolution among grouse, although the microevolutionary details appear to vary among clades...
  87. ncbi Identification of novel polymorphisms in the B-LB locus of Gallus lafayettei
    M D Lambourne
    Department of Pathobiology, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Anim Genet 36:445-8. 2005
  88. ncbi Genetic structure of Przewalski's rock partridge (Alectoris magna) populations in the Longzhong Loess Plateau, China
    Yanke Chen
    School of Life Science, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, 730000, P R China
    Biochem Genet 44:209-21. 2006
    ..Genetic data indeed suggest that patterns of speciation and population diversification of A. magna in the Longzhong Plateau have been affected by the stability of the climate, natural selection, and human intervention...
  89. pmc Ancient DNA elucidates the controversy about the flightless island hens (Gallinula sp.) of Tristan da Cunha
    Dick S J Groenenberg
    National Museum of Natural History Naturalis, Leiden, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 3:e1835. 2008
    ..This study confirms that among gallinules seemingly radical adaptations (such as the loss of flight) can readily evolve in parallel on different islands, while conspicuous changes in other morphological characters fail to occur...
  90. ncbi An application of control region sequence as a matrilineage marker for Elliot's pheasant of a zoo population
    Ping Ping Jiang
    College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, PR China
    Anim Biotechnol 16:11-5. 2005
    ..Meanwhile, the matrilineage information may be compensatory data if there were no any pedigree records in captive species for breeding management...
  91. ncbi Effect of supplemental roughage on behavior, physiological stress response, and egg production parameters of farmed partridges (Perdix perdix)
    J B Kjaer
    Federal Agricultural Research Centre, Institute for Animal Welfare and Animal Husbandry, D 29223 Celle, Germany
    Poult Sci 86:1640-5. 2007
    ....
  92. ncbi Role of small mammals in the persistence of Louping-ill virus: field survey and tick co-feeding studies
    L Gilbert
    Institute of Biological Sciences, Department of Biological and Molecular Sciences, Stirling University, Stirling, UK
    Med Vet Entomol 14:277-82. 2000
    Louping-ill (LI) is a tick-borne viral disease of red grouse, Lagopus lagopus scoticus Lath. (Tetraonidae: Galliformes), and sheep, Ovis aries L. (Bovidae: Artiodactyla), that causes economic loss to upland farms and sporting estates...
  93. doi Intestinal parasitism in the animals of the zoological garden "Peña Escrita" (Almuñecar, Spain)
    G Perez Cordon
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Ciencias, Instituto de Biotecnologia, C Severo Ochoa, 18071 Granada, Universidad de Granada, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 156:302-9. 2008
    ..432 samples were collected from primates, carnivores, perissoodactyla, artiodactyla, rodentia, diprotodontia, galliformes, anseriformes and struthioniformes. One or more intestinal parasites were identified in 72.5% of the animals...
  94. pmc Evolution of a cluster of innate immune genes (beta-defensins) along the ancestral lines of chicken and zebra finch
    Olof Hellgren
    Edward Grey Institute, Department of Zoology, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS, UK
    Immunome Res 6:3. 2010
    ..a cluster of 58 Kbp and are suggested to be a result of recent gene duplication events that occurred after the galliformes- passeriformes split (G-P split)...
  95. doi Study of GABAA receptors on the sleep-like behavior in Coturnix japonica (Temminck Schlegel, 1849) (Galliformes: Aves)
    Patrícia Almeida Polo
    Department of Physiological Sciences, Institute of Biology, Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro, BR465, Km07, Seropedica, RJ 23890 000, Brazil
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 195:247-52. 2009
    ..Both barbiturate and picrotoxin-induced sleep-like responses have the same behavioral neuropharmacological properties, conceivably because they are correlated with action at an identical site on the GABAA receptor...
  96. doi Avian influenza in birds and mammals
    Carol J Cardona
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, United States
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 32:255-73. 2009
    ..Most prominently in this category are chickens and other avian species of the order Galliformes. In other species, neurologic signs develop resulting in the death of the host...
  97. ncbi Complete nucleotide sequence of the Coturnix chinensis (blue-breasted quail) mitochondrial genome and a phylogenetic analysis with related species
    M Nishibori
    Department of Genome Research, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba, 305 0901, Japan
    J Hered 93:439-44. 2002
    Coturnix chinensis (blue-breasted quail) has been classically grouped in Galliformes Phasianidae Coturnix, based on morphologic features and biochemical evidence...
  98. ncbi Molecular evolutionary genomics of birds
    H Ellegren
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Cytogenet Genome Res 117:120-30. 2007
    ..In Galliformes, GC is positively correlated with the rate of nucleotide substitution; the mean neutral mutation rate is 0.12-0...
  99. doi Comparative analysis of mitochondrial fragments transferred to the nucleus in vertebrate
    Hongying Qu
    Institute of Marine Genomics and Proteomics, Liaoning Normal University, Dalian 116029, China
    J Genet Genomics 35:485-90. 2008
    ..244 numts have been found in six orders of birds (Anseriformes, Columbiformes, Falconiformes, Charadriiformes, Galliformes and Passeriformes)...
  100. ncbi Behavioral and neuropharmacological evidence that serotonin crosses the blood-brain barrier in Coturnix japonica (Galliformes; Aves)
    P A Polo
    Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia, UFRuralRJ, Seropedica, RJ, Brazil
    Braz J Biol 67:167-71. 2007
    ....
  101. ncbi The skull development of parrots with special reference to the emergence of a morphologically unique cranio-facial hinge
    Masayoshi Tokita
    Department of Zoology, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 20:749-58. 2003
    ..the interorbital septum did not emerge throughout ontogeny, in contrast to other lineages of birds, for example Galliformes and Coliiformes. This feature seems to be concerned with the attachment of the unique jaw muscle of parrots, M...

Research Grants17

  1. Individual muscle function in human walking
    CRAIG MCGOWAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Individual muscle function will be determined through electromyographic (EMG) analysis of experimental data and predictions from the simulations. ..
  2. VT Post Baccalaureate Research and Education Program
    Edward Smith; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The expressed interest of the University President, Provost and faculty in increasing diversity among student population and faculty and the development of different programs to achieve this goal make this PREP timely. ..
  3. VT Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity
    Edward Smith; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Other support, of approximately $120,000, has also been pledged for the recruitment activities and the IMSD forums to support speakers, meals at the forums, and the annual retreats. ..
  4. Bayesian methods for analyzing genetic diversity
    KENT HOLSINGER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Moreover, we develop refinements to existing user-friendly software implementing the methods we develop and make the software and the associated source code freely available under the GNU General Public license. ..
  5. Development of West Nile virus surveillance systems and
    Larry Clark; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study will provide both a risk management simulation model and empirical surveillance system. ..
  6. MECHANICAL FUNCTION OF MUSCLE DURING MOVEMENT
    Richard Marsh; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Such studies will eventually assist in designing rehabilitative strategies that require an understanding of the diverse roles of muscles during movement. ..
  7. Genome Mapping Resources for the Budgerigar
    Edward Smith; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  8. A Unique Natural Model for Studying the Mechanisms Underlying Social Behavior
    Donna L Maney; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Here, we will study these influences in an animal model with a natural polymorphism that provides a unique opportunity to characterize the processes underlying aggression and parenting. ..