passerine

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passerine

of, relating to, or belonging to the Passeriformes, an order of birds characterized by the perching habit: includes the larks, finches, crows, thrushes, starlings, etc.
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9) In passerine birds, infestation often improves, but may not be eliminated, with ivermectin therapy, which may be because of the presence of secondary infections.
Molecular analysis of the hemagglutinin genes of Australian H7N7 influenza viruses: role of passerine birds in maintenance or transmission?
Melyrid beetles (Choresine): a putative source for the batrachotoxin alkaloids found in poison-dart frogs and toxic passerine birds.
ABSTRACT [as written by Author]: To more effectively manage remaining native grasslands and declining populations of prairie passerine birds, linkages between disturbance regimes, vegetation, and bird abundance need to be more fully understood Therefore, I examined bird-habitat relationships on northern mixed-grass prairie at Lostwood National Wildlife Refuge in northwestern North Dakota .
Differential role of passerine birds in distribution of Borrelia spirochetes, based on data from ticks collected from birds during the postbreeding migration period in central Europe.
Mating systems, sexual dimorphism, and the role of male North American passerine birds in the nesting cycle.
Crania of four unidentified passerine birds were extracted from owl pellets collected on 17 January-8 February 1993 and 26 July 1997, respectively.
11) Retrovirally induced lymphoma has also been suspected in other passerine birds.
Viremia does not develop in most passerine birds (3,4), which are not able to pass the virus to ticks.