Evolutionary biology: arms races in the eye of the beholder

Curr Biol. 2008 Sep 9;18(17):R734-R736. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2008.07.045.

Abstract

Perceptual models of the avian visual system accurately predict the egg-rejection ability of species subject to the costly trickery of cuckoos and other brood parasites.

MeSH terms

  • Animal Communication
  • Animals
  • Biological Evolution*
  • Birds / parasitology
  • Birds / physiology*
  • Color
  • Color Perception / physiology
  • Nesting Behavior
  • Ovum*
  • Species Specificity