Researchers at Powdermill Nature Reserve observe rare gynandromorph bird containing both male and female characteristics [Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 28, 2020] — Researchers at Powdermill Nature
Halfsiders, gynandromorphism and mosaics
Halfsiders, gynandromorphism and mosaics By Dirk Van den Abeele Ornitho-Genetics VZW MUTAVI, Research & Advice Group Published in BVA-International journal 2017 Halfsiders and gynandromorphs Everyone
Canary with five toes
Birds have maximum four toes, but bird feet can have different patterns. Most common are: Anisodactyly: three toes forward and one back and zygodactyly: two
FAQ: If blue1 and blue 2 are alleles …
FAQ: if blue1 and blue2 are alleles of the same gene, is it possible that each allele (blue1 or blue2) has its own specific alleles?
Mechanisms behind mosaic canaries
A recent study, published in Science, shows that carotenoid-based sexual dichromatism in mosaic canaries, a hybrid phenotype that arises in offspring of the red siskin
FAQ: what is the tangerine gene / locus in parrots?
FAQ: what is the tangerine gene / locus in parrots? To be honest, it does not exist. It was the Australian veterinary Dr. Terry Martin
‘Red’ Agapornis fischeri
Benjamin aka Joven of Aby Aviary from the Philippines and the South-African breeder Willie Matthews, reported success ful breeding records with ‘red’ Agapornis fischeri. It
Mitogenome of Agapornis personatus, Agapornis lilianae and Agapornis nigrigenis
In March 2019, the study on the mitochondrial genome of Agapornis fischeri was published by H. Liu . Three weeks ago, three new papers, were
FAQ: Genetics behind urucum canaries – Urucum kanaries
Unlike wild and domestic canaries (Serinus canaria), the domestic urucum breed of canaries exhibits bright red bills and legs. To identify the causative locus, scientists
Mitochondrial genome of A. fischeri
Recently, Chinees scientists, described the complete mitochondrial genome of A. fischeri. Its mitochondrial genome is a circular molecule of 16,719 bp in size, and all
Inheritance *dominant yellow* Agapornis fischeri
The last years we examined several breeding records of *dominant yellow* Agapornis fischeri. It soon became clear that this phenotype (mutation) has a dominant expression,
Is myostatin the catalyst behind the “standard” birds?
Is myostatin the catalyst behind the “standard” birds? Published: BVA magazine 01-10-2008 on-line: 11-11-2008 By Dirk Van den Abeele Who does not know them, the