IRIDESCENCE OF VIOLET WOODHOOPOE MANTLE FEATHERS

  • Mark Cooper University of South Africa
  • Brian Sewell
  • Mohamed Jaffer

Abstract

Mantle feathers of Namibian Violet Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus  damarensis were examined by light and transmission electron microscopy. Iridescence of violet barbules and their biological basis were figured and discussed.

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Published
2019-03-20
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