How conspicuous are peacock eyespots and other colorful feathers in the eyes of mammalian predators?
Biomechanics of peafowl crests
- The Atlantic: “A Courting Peacock Can Shake Its Partner’s Head From Afar” 20 Dec, 2018a>
- Science Magazine: “Watch a peacock get a female’s attention—by making her head vibrate” 27 Nov, 2018
- Daily Mail: “Hello ladies! Male peacocks can make females’ heads vibrate from a distance with a shake of their tail feathers” 18 Jun, 2018
- New Scientist: “Male peacocks can make females’ heads vibrate at a distance” 19 Jun, 2018
- Scientific American: “Colorful Peacocks Impress Females with Good Vibes” 24 Dec, 2018
- Phys.org: “Indian peafowls’ crests are tuned to frequencies also used in social displays” 27 Nov, 2018
- Science Daily: “Indian peafowls’ crests are tuned to frequencies also used in social displays” 27 Nov, 2018
Coverage of our study about how hawks use unpredictable head-turns during visual searches
- The Discovery Channel’s Daily Planet show aired a segment on our research project featuring an interval with Suzanne Amador Kane on 1/10/17.
- Science News
- The International Business Times
- Science Daily
- Yahoo News
- The Daily Mail
Peacock Display Biomechanics
- “Biomechanics of the Peacock’s Display: How Feather Structure and Resonance Influence Multimodal Signaling,” in PLOS ONE
- The New York Times.
- Discover magazine.
- The Wall Street Journal.
- Science News.
Coverage of the Goshawk pursuit and prey evasion strategy project:
- New York Times
- Los Angeles Times
- BBC Inside Science (Thurs. Feb. 15, 2015)
- Inside JEB
- Youtube video abstract
- In-flight video of a goshawk attack
- Philadelphia Inquirer
Coverage of our project that studied the visual guidance strategies of falcons:
- Inside JEB – Youtube video abstract
- Media coverage: