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Population history of Macaronesian birds

I am using intraspecific gene genealogies to infer origin, pathways and timing of colonisation of Macaronesian birds (extant and extinct),...

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Biogeography, Ecology and Speciation in stonechats

The avian genus Saxicola is an interesting group due to its broad distribution (Africa, Asia, Europe and various islands across Oceania),...

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Alpine grasshoppers

Despite my primary research is focused on birds, I realise that invertebrates are really ideal animals to understand adaptations to...

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The ecological and evolutionary role of pathogens in wild birds

There is an increasing concern about the effect of emergent diseases in the conservation of island endemic bird species. Pathogens...

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