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Evolution of Colour Communication (ECCO)

Research group
Active research
Project owner
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences

Short description

In ECCO we study colour and colour communication within birds, mainly the African weaver birds (Ploceidae). Their read an yellow colours are analyzed from several aspects, from genetics via physiological mechanisms to social and sexual functions.

Members

Staffan Andersson, professor
Rute Mendonça, postdoc

Samarbetspartners

Dr Nicholas Mundy, Cambridge University, UK
Prof. Arild Johnsen, University of Oslo
Prof Urban Olsson, BioEnv