Tag: University of Missouri

May 14, 2018

Woodpeckers focus on ultra-violet cues

Most birds are sensitive to near ultraviolet wavelengths and the level of UV reflectance has been shown to influence mate selection and foraging preferences in birds. Could that sensitivity be...

August 30, 2017

Salamanders’ breeding season affects dispersal, gene flow

Recent research on salamander gene flow in the forests of Missouri indicates that when deciding which ponds to protect on a landscape to conserve amphibian populations, biologists should pay attention...

June 23, 2016

TWS member joins the ranks of Boone and Crockett wildlife professors

  It was a fall day in the mid-1980s, and then 15-year-old Joshua Millspaugh had just read in the news that researchers in upstate New York had immobilized a moose...