Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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Hau, M. and Wikelski, M. 2001. Darwin's Finches. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
Darwin's finches are a prime example of adaptive radiation and of evolution in action. Beak size of these equatorial bird species repeatedly changed within two decades as a response to environmental changes during El Niño conditions.
- beak size;
- adaptive radiation;