granivorous


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granivorous

feeding on grain.
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The presence of grit, routinely seen in predominantly granivorous backyard poultry species, is depicted as hyperechoic particles posterior to the koilin layer, surrounded by a hypoechoic region of varying size (depending on the amount of ingesta in the ventriculus).
They found a small number of mericarps survived ingestion and gut passage in a domestic pigeon, a bird normally regarded as granivorous and a seed predator.
Ecology and taxonomy of fossorial, granivorous gryllacridids (Orthoptera : Gryllacrididae) from arid central Australia.
The seeds could be heavily preyed upon by the granivorous animals that are abundant in abandoned pastures (Doust et al.
Interspecific patterns of seed selection among granivorous passerines: effects of seed size, seed nutritive value and bird morphology.
He grudgingly complied, but it turned out that the make-shift baiting stations he supplied were not wallaby proof in any case, and pindone was significantly toxic to all granivorous native animals and birds, as well as to the predators who preyed on them.
In the agricultural fields throughout the world, damage by the granivorous birds is fairly substantial and therefore, requires appropriate management practices (Weatherhead et al.
Ivan JS and Swihart RK: Selection of mast by granivorous rodents of the central hardwood forest region.
The old-house community is replete with granivorous and scavenging insects, and consequently is an energy resource for predators--and old houses are well supplied with predators.
rattus and Eliurus species are semiarboreal or arboreal frugivores (in the broad sense) but the latter appear less granivorous and are more specialized for arboreal life.
Eastern chipmunks are predominantly herbivorous and granivorous (Mumford & Whitaker 1982); however, we expected chipmunks to forage on cicadas.
A few ticks were also found on granivorous bird species, e.