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tags: evolution, birds, orioles, Icterus, research “Oriole.” Image appears here with the kind permission of the photographer, Pamela Wells. [Larger image]. I often think about differences in morphological and behavioral traits in closely-related species and wonder whether the speed and character of changes in these traits reveal anything about the evolutionary relationships between taxa. For…