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Research Article

Allometry of the Duration of Flight Feather Molt in Birds

  • Sievert Rohwer mail,

    rohwer@u.washington.edu

    Affiliation: Burke Museum and Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Robert E. Ricklefs,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Vanya G. Rohwer,

    Affiliation: Burke Museum and Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

    Current address: Department of Biology, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

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  • Michelle M. Copple

    Affiliation: Burke Museum and Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Published: June 16, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000132

About the Authors

Sievert Rohwer, Vanya G. Rohwer, Michelle M. Copple
Burke Museum and Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
Robert E. Ricklefs
Department of Biology, University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: rohwer@u.washington.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: SR RER VGR MC. Performed the experiments: SR RER VGR MC. Analyzed the data: SR RER VGR MC. Wrote the paper: SR RER.