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Red claw, red feathers

May 25, 2016

Nest cams are a cool thing. Until their devoted followers start to anthropomorphize the birds. And get upset when they discover that mother birds can be selective with their chicks, that raptors hunt, and that nature can indeed be red in tooth and claw.

GrrlScientist writes a nice article on the recent research into how birds developed red coloration. And vision.

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