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Feather mites, small “vacuum cleaners” that clean the plumage of birds at night

A research team from the Doñana Biological Station (CSIC), the University of Granada, and the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign, USA) has studied the nocturnal activity of mites living...

A supergene limits migration in common quails

A scientific team led by the Doñana Biological Station (CSIC) and the University of Barcelona have found that many quails with darker coloration have a large chromosomal inversion. Birds with the...