Great to see the primary paper from Ari Rice’s M.S. thesis publiushed in The Auk a.k.a. Ornithology! Productive collaboration with Jason Weckstein and his excellent crew at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel U. The story that emerged does not point to malaria parasites differentially affecting Black-capped vs. Carolina chickadees as we hypothesized … but so be it!
Rice, A. A., R. L. Curry, and J. D. Weckstein. 2021. Haemosporidian prevalence and community composition vary little across a chickadee hybrid zone. Ornithology