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Blackbird

Blackbird

(Science: zoology) in England, a species of thrush (turdus merula), a singing bird with a fin note; the merle. In America the name is given to several birds, as the Quiscalus versicolour, or crow blackbird; the Agelaeus phoeniceus, or red-winged blackbird; the cowbird; the rusty grackle, etc. See redwing.


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Plumage in common blackbird

Hallo everyone I wonder about the inheritance in common blackbird. the female has always brown plumage and the male has black. What is the genetic way it happens? I have a lot of theories...

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by dreamtim
Sun Nov 18, 2012 8:35 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Plumage in common blackbird
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