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    Bird identification

    No, not obviously a poo sample Rafael, that's impractical, but rather a feather sample obtained for mtDNA analysis. If you had read the Votier paper I linked above you should have understood that is was I meant-see under methodology. It's the method most commonly used to identify LWT's to taxon...
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    Bird identification

    See Votier et al for breeding ranges of the Curruca complex https://www.researchgate.net/publication/302876530_Stable_isotopes_and_mtDNA_reveal_niche_segregation_but_no_evidence_of_intergradation_along_a_habitat_gradient_in_the_Lesser_Whitethroat_complex_Sylvia_curruca_Passeriformes_Aves note...