Top story

Scaly-naped pigeon populations revealed thanks to their DNA

In the Greater and Lesser Antilles, the Scaly-naped pigeon (Patagioenas squamosa) plays an important ecological role in forest regeneration. Like most columbids, the bird can fly for long distances, and therefore participates in seed dispersal thanks to its frugivorous diet. Although its distribution is currently quite wide, the species faces various threats that resulted in […]