Does Genetic Diversity Aid Starling Invasions Around The World?

Why are there more than 200 million European starlings in North America? What can genetic diversity tell us about this avian invasion?

by GrrlScientist for Forbes | Twitter | Newsletter

NOTE: This piece was a Forbes Editor’s pick.

Adult common starling (Sturnus vulgaris) in fresh plumage. Credit: Tim Felce (Airwolfhound) / CC BY-SA 2.0)

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