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Immune gene diversity in a threatened island bird
Photos available for press about the paper High MHC gene copy number maintains diversity despite homozygosity in a Critically Endangered single-island endemic bird, but no evidence of MHC-based mate choice (Stervander, Dierickx, Thorley et al. 2020). All pictures can be freely used for media coverage about the paper (but not for other purposes), with the condition that © René Pop / The Sound Approach is clearly credited. Click the thumbnails below to retrieve the full-size images.
The world’s smallest flightless bird
Photos available for press about the paper The origin of the world’s smallest flightless bird, the Inaccessible Island Rail Atlantisia rogersi (Aves: Rallidae) (Stervander et al. 2019). All pictures can be freely used, but we ask that the photographers are credited appropriately. Click the thumbnails below to retrieve the full-size images.