Darwin Was Right: Birds Really Are More Colorful In The Tropics

The long-held idea that birds living in the tropics are more colorful than those living closer to the poles is true, suggests a recent study

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Paradise Tanager (Tangara chilensis). The sexes look alike in this species. This species has the largest color space values of any that was included in this study. (Credit: thibaudaronson / iNaturalist / CC BY-SA 4.0)

A recently published study has confirmed an old and widely accepted idea that songbirds living in the tropics are more colorful than their…

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