The Missing Piece

hummingbird

Flowers have evolved to fit the bills of female (above) and male (below) hummingbirds—and the birds have evolved to fit the flowers.

By Sarah Auerbach '96

 

Amherst College Professor Ethan Temeles Receives National Science Foundation Grant for Hummingbird Research

September 19, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Ethan J. Temeles, associate professor of biology at Amherst College, has received a grant of $240,000 from the National Science Foundation for a research project titled “Coevolutionary Convergence and Displacement Across a Geographic Mosaic: Hummingbirds and Heliconias of the Lesser Antilles.”