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Rob·in

(rō-ban[h]'),
Charles P., French physician, 1821-1885. See: Virchow-Robin space.

Rob·in

(rō-ban[h]'),
Pierre, French pediatrician, 1867-1950. See: Pierre Robin syndrome.

robin

1. a bird.
2. a phytotoxin in the plant robinia pseudoacacia.
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We fitted 117 European Robins with radio transmitters (Table 1).
In 2002, most European Robins were radio-tagged on the 1st day of a migration wave (n = 37), while others were radio-tagged upon recapture on the 2nd or 3rd day after their initial banding (n = 13).
2003) used linear regression of body mass on wing length to calculate lean body mass of European Robins that had no visible subcutaneous fat (fat score 0, after Kaiser 1993); they made separate calculations for September, October (fall) and April (spring).
Telemetry protocol--We radio-tagged European Robins with LB-2 transmitters (Holohil Systems, Carp, Ontario, Canada).
The stopover duration of European Robins during spring migration varied from 1 to 12 days (Fig.
The movements of European Robins that remained for several days showed varying patterns.
To find the location of the magnetic compass, Mouritsen and colleagues caught 36 migratory European robins and made sure that the birds could all orient correctly under natural and induced magnetic fields.

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