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tags: researchblogging.org, evolution, speciation, ring species, phylogeography, landscape genetics, crimson rosella, Platycercus elegans, parrots, birds, Australia Crimson Rosella, Platycercus elegans. Image: Australian Broadcasting Corporation. One of the challenges facing those who believe that evolution cannot create new species is explaining the problem of “ring species.” Ring species are a group of geographically connected populations that…

AMNH Subway Art #86

tags: Aves, photography, subway art, AMNH, NYC, NYCLife I think this might be a Common Black Hawk, Buteogallus anthracinus, (although it lacks the broad white terminal tail band) as portrayed in tiles on the walls of the West 77th street entrance to the NYC subway stop (A-B-C) at 81st and Central Park West. (ISO, no…

AMNH Subway Art #81

tags: aves, photography, subway art, AMNH, NYC, NYCLife A hummingbird species as portrayed in tiles on the walls of the West 77th street entrance to the NYC subway stop (A-B-C) at 81st and Central Park West. (ISO, no zoom, no flash). Image: GrrlScientist 2008. [wallpaper size].