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1.

Colourful parrot feathers resist bacterial degradation.

Burtt EH Jr, Schroeder MR, Smith LA, Sroka JE, McGraw KJ.

Biol Lett. 2011 Apr 23;7(2):214-6. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2010.0716. Epub 2010 Oct 6.

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Distribution of unique red feather pigments in parrots.

McGraw KJ, Nogare MC.

Biol Lett. 2005 Mar 22;1(1):38-43.

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Carotenoid pigments and the selectivity of psittacofulvin-based coloration systems in parrots.

McGraw KJ, Nogare MC.

Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2004 Jul;138(3):229-33.

PMID:
15253871
4.

Spectral tuning of Amazon parrot feather coloration by psittacofulvin pigments and spongy structures.

Tinbergen J, Wilts BD, Stavenga DG.

J Exp Biol. 2013 Dec 1;216(Pt 23):4358-64. doi: 10.1242/jeb.091561. Epub 2013 Sep 12.

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The contribution of structural-, psittacofulvin- and melanin-based colouration to sexual dichromatism in Australasian parrots.

Taysom AJ, Stuart-Fox D, Cardoso GC.

J Evol Biol. 2011 Feb;24(2):303-13. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2010.02166.x. Epub 2010 Nov 4.

6.

Melanin-based iridescent feather color in the Jungle Crow.

Lee E, Tanaka H, Wakamatsu K, Sugita S.

J Vet Med Sci. 2009 Sep;71(9):1261-3.

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Genetic Mapping and Biochemical Basis of Yellow Feather Pigmentation in Budgerigars.

Cooke TF, Fischer CR, Wu P, Jiang TX, Xie KT, Kuo J, Doctorov E, Zehnder A, Khosla C, Chuong CM, Bustamante CD.

Cell. 2017 Oct 5;171(2):427-439.e21. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2017.08.016.

PMID:
28985565
8.

Vibrational spectroscopic analyses of unique yellow feather pigments (spheniscins) in penguins.

Thomas DB, McGoverin CM, McGraw KJ, James HF, Madden O.

J R Soc Interface. 2013 Mar 20;10(83):20121065. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2012.1065. Print 2013 Jun 6.

9.

Bacteria as an agent for change in structural plumage color: correlational and experimental evidence.

Shawkey MD, Pillai SR, Hill GE, Siefferman LM, Roberts SR.

Am Nat. 2007 Jan;169 Suppl 1:S112-21. doi: 10.1086/510100.

PMID:
19426087
10.

Iridescent structural colour production in male blue-black grassquit feather barbules: the role of keratin and melanin.

Maia R, Caetano JV, Báo SN, Macedo RH.

J R Soc Interface. 2009 Apr 6;6 Suppl 2:S203-11. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2008.0460.focus. Epub 2009 Jan 13.

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Plumage colour and feather pecking in laying hens, a chicken perspective?

Bright A.

Br Poult Sci. 2007 Jun;48(3):253-63.

PMID:
17578687
12.

Ultraviolet signals in birds are special.

Hausmann F, Arnold KE, Marshall NJ, Owens IP.

Proc Biol Sci. 2003 Jan 7;270(1510):61-7.

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Do feather-degrading bacteria actually degrade feather colour? No significant effects of plumage microbiome modifications on feather colouration in wild great tits.

Jacob S, Colmas L, Parthuisot N, Heeb P.

Naturwissenschaften. 2014 Nov;101(11):929-38. doi: 10.1007/s00114-014-1234-7. Epub 2014 Sep 17.

PMID:
25228345
15.

Multiple ways to become red: pigment identification in red feathers using spectrometry.

Toral GM, Figuerola J, Negro JJ.

Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2008 Jun;150(2):147-52. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpb.2008.02.006. Epub 2008 Mar 4.

PMID:
18378172
16.

Bacterial inoculum enhances keratin degradation and biofilm formation in poultry compost.

Ichida JM, Krizova L, LeFevre CA, Keener HM, Elwell DL, Burtt EH Jr.

J Microbiol Methods. 2001 Nov;47(2):199-208.

PMID:
11576684
17.

Seeking carotenoid pigments in amber-preserved fossil feathers.

Thomas DB, Nascimbene PC, Dove CJ, Grimaldi DA, James HF.

Sci Rep. 2014 Jun 9;4:5226. doi: 10.1038/srep05226.

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Why do melanin ornaments signal individual quality? Insights from metal element analysis of barn owl feathers.

Niecke M, Rothlaender S, Roulin A.

Oecologia. 2003 Sep;137(1):153-8. Epub 2003 Jun 17.

PMID:
12811535
19.

Melanin-based color of plumage: role of condition and of feathers' microstructure.

D'Alba L, Van Hemert C, Spencer KA, Heidinger BJ, Gill L, Evans NP, Monaghan P, Handel CM, Shawkey MD.

Integr Comp Biol. 2014 Oct;54(4):633-44. doi: 10.1093/icb/icu094. Epub 2014 Jul 1.

PMID:
24987010
20.

Symbiotic bacteria living in the hoopoe's uropygial gland prevent feather degradation.

Ruiz-Rodríguez M, Valdivia E, Soler JJ, Martín-Vivaldi M, Martín-Platero AM, Martínez-Bueno M.

J Exp Biol. 2009 Nov;212(Pt 22):3621-6. doi: 10.1242/jeb.031336.

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