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passerines

birds belonging to the order Passeriformes.
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Cassin's Sparrow Proportion net success 2007 2008 Burned 3 17 Unburned 4 5 Lark Sparrow Proportion net success 2007 2008 Burned 12 10 Unburned 12 7 Grass hopper Sparrow Proportion net success 2007 2008 Burned 6 13 Unburned 12 4 Passerines Proportion net success 2007 2008 Burned 21 40 Unburned 28 16 Note: Table made from bar graph.
Occurrence of helminth and oocyst eggs of gastrointestinal protozoans was observed in passerine birds kept in captivity in the Brazilian Amazon (Table 1; Figure 1A-H), including in species such as Cyanoloxia rothschildii, Paroariagularis, and Tangara episcopus, whose distribution is restricted to the Amazon biome (SIGRIST, 2009).
The OMR, a secondary cavity nester, is a well-known passerine bird for its complex and melodious song (Bhatt et al.
Many instances of light attraction occur in the North Sea, where tens of millions of passerines migrate from Scandinavia to Great Britain in the fall (e.
This little passerine (16 cm in length) uses the beak to tear apart large prey items held down with the foot (Snow, 1964).
During nest monitoring surveys, we were able to effectively identify Brown-headed Cowbird eggs and nestlings in the nests of all passerines, except for Northern Cardinals.
Data from many more localities are needed, especially for non- passerine birds that are less represented in studies of bird-climate relationship (Tryjanowski et al.
It is possible that the abundance and species diversity of shrub-nesting passerines have increased on this study site during the past decade concomitant with the gradual but steady encroachment of autumn olive shrubs.
Shedding was evaluated in the same 3 passerine species: great-tailed grackles, house sparrows, and clay-colored thrushes.
1) determining the relative abundance, activity, and distribution of small mammals in meadows of the Sierra Nevada; (2) determining the influence of meadow wetness on the activity and abundance of potential nest predators; and (3) providing management recommendations for the implementation of restoration practices to improve meadow conditions for passerines such as the California state endangered Willow Flycatcher.
Temperature swings can be extreme and being subject to all the prevailing winds, the conditions can be particularly hostile for small passerines [perching birds, including all songbirds].
Among other migratory passerines, densities exceeded 1 individual/ha at all three sites for Eastern Wood-Pewee, Acadian Flycatcher, Wood Thrush, Great Crested Flycatcher, Indigo Bunting, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, and Red-eyed Vireo (Table 3).