Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in falcoln • geography • karearea • new zealand • subspecies on August 12th, 2016.
Researchers studying kārearea – New Zealand falcon – in the North and South Island were surprised to find a clear difference in the birds’ sizes. Massey University’s Professor Steven Trewick led the study, which examined body sizes and neutral genetic markers for Falco novaeseelandiae – New Zealand’s only surviving endemic raptor species. They found the South […]
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