Feather barbs as a good source of mtDNA for bird species identification in forensic wildlife investigations

Camilla F Speller, George P Nicholas, Dongya Y Yang

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The ability to accurately identify bird species is crucial for wildlife law enforcement and bird-strike investigations. However, such identifications may be challenging when only partial or damaged feathers are available for analysis.
Original languageEnglish
Article number16
Pages (from-to)16
JournalInvestigative genetics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jul 2011

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