Global biogeographic patterns of avian morphological diversity

Hughes, E.C., Edwards, D.P., Bright, J.A. et al. (4 more authors) (2022) Global biogeographic patterns of avian morphological diversity. Ecology Letters, 25 (3). pp. 598-610. ISSN 1461-023X



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Keywords: avian biodiversity; community structure; morphological diversity; morphological traits; morphospace; niche expansion; niche packing; Animals; Beak; Biodiversity; Biological Evolution; Birds; Phenotype
  • Accepted: 24 September 2021
  • Published (online): 24 February 2022
  • Published: 24 February 2022
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Science (Sheffield) > School of Biosciences (Sheffield)
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Natural Environment Research CouncilNE/T01105X/1
The Royal SocietyUF120016; URF\R\180006
European Research Council615709
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2022 13:36
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2023 14:12
Status: Published
Publisher: Wiley
Refereed: Yes
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