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granivorous

feeding on grain.
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The BIPS were not reliable for evaluating passage of food-like materials through the GI tract of this granivorous species.
These are carrion, prey, insectivorous, granivorous, nectivorous, omnivorous and frugivorous.
The importance of grasslands to granivorous and other molt-migrant species in drier monsoon seasons underscores the need to protect and manage such habitats in the future.
Seed supply as a limiting factor for granivorous bird assemblages in the Monte Desert, Argentina.
Waterbirds and granivorous passerines, which do not need to fly further south to find food supplies throughout the cold season, could introduce pathogenic microorganisms that could be transmitted later between wintering birds when densities are high.
Foraging success of granivorous rodents: Effects of variation in seed and soil water on olfaction.
13 Species FUG 1 -- Nycticorax violaceus Insectivorous, ground glean 2 -- Cathartes aura Carrion, high patrol 3 -- Buteo jamaicensis Prey, high patrol 4 -- Falco sparverius Insectivorous, swoops 5 -- Callipepla squamata Granivorous, ground glean 6 -- Zenaida macroura Granivorous, ground glean 7 -- Bubo virginianus Prey, swoops 8 -- Chordeiles acutipennis Insectivorous, aerial 9 -- Archilochus alexandri Nectivorous, hover glean 10 -- Picoides scalaris Insectivorous, bark glean 11 -- Empidonax minimus Insectivorous, aerial 12 -- E.
2]) known be inhabited by pocket mice (Chae todipus, Perognathus), which are granivorous and tend to be restricted to larger islands with high plant diversity and, hence, consistent seed production (Lawlor 1983).
We investigated this idea using a Neotropical population of the Blue-back Grassquit (Volatinia jacarina, Aves: Thraupidae), a migratory and granivorous passerine (Sick 1997, Remsen et al.
Preferences by Mourning Doves and two granivorous songbirds for selected seeds.
They reported that granivorous and omnivorous bird species were more abundant along developed lakes than undeveloped lakes.
Granivorous birds present an excellent system for investigating trade-offs.