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David Lack and the Development of Field Ornithology

  1. Joe Cain

Published Online: 19 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0002854

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How to Cite

Cain, J. 2001. David Lack and the Development of Field Ornithology. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University College London, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2001

Abstract

1910–1973Britishornithologist and ecologist who studied Galápagos finches, producing detailed studies of natural selection and competitive exclusion in natural populations.

Keywords:

  • ornithology;
  • natural selection;
  • Galápagos finches;
  • evolution;
  • ecology