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The plate at the top of the page is of _Tanagra da...

2007-07-12T11:55:00.000-04:00

The plate at the top of the page is of _Tanagra darwinii_ [Gould]. Darwin collected only one specimen from Maldonado in mainland Uruguay.

Its a tanager rather than a finch.

Other than that (and my colossal pedantry) great blog!



Thanks for updating that, again I really appreciat...

2007-05-28T00:41:00.000-04:00

Thanks for updating that, again I really appreciate the add, for while I was afraid I was just talking to myself on my blog and the recognition is definitely a morale-booster!



Very interesting, I've seen many illustrations of ...

2007-05-26T01:18:00.000-04:00

Very interesting, I've seen many illustrations of the different finches but never a side-by-side photo.
By the way, thanks so much for adding me to your blogroll! Just one thing, I did some editing recently and changed my title from "Biology, life..and what else is there" to "Pondering pikaia", if you want to update your blogroll, sorry about the change but just thought I'd mention it. I think you're the first fellow blogger to acknowledge me, thanks again!



I haven't kept up with this literature in a long w...

2007-05-24T14:03:00.000-04:00

I haven't kept up with this literature in a long while, so thanks for this summary.

What a nice extension of the Grants' work. (Of course, this will be meaningless to creationists who will argue that it's just microevolution - you can't turn a finch into an eagle or a bat. Sigh.)