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Auk Editor Pick - Fairywrens’ Brilliant Colors Intensify Through the Breeding Season

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The researchers behind a new study in The Auk: Ornithological Advances have discovered that male Red-backed Fairywrens are able to replenish their red feathers throughout the breeding season through “adventitious molt,” the replacement of feathers outside the regular molt cycle. Read the full press release at https://aoucospubsblog.org/2016/04/14/fairywrens-brilliant-colors-intensify-through-the-breeding-season/.

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