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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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Guidelines for finding nests of passerine birds in tallgrass prairie.
Nest predation and nest site choice in passerine birds in habitat patches of different size: a study of magpies and blackbirds.
Heavy metals and metalloids in egg contents and eggshells of passerine birds from Arizona.
reported (2012) that no SFG rickettsiae DNA was found by amplifying blood samples from 47 passerine birds or 31 quail in Mississippi.
Molecular analysis of the hemagglutinin genes of Australian H7N7 influenza viruses: role of passerine birds in maintenance or transmission?
Gilbert and Feschotte dated the hepadnavirus fragments by locating them in the same spot on the genome of five species of passerine birds and then tracing those species to a common ancestor that lived more than 19 million years ago.
8% of passerine birds (n = 102) were infected, although only the House Sparrow was common to this study.
Initially reported in isolated species of the frog genus Phyllobates (Latin for leaf climber in the family Dendrobatidae) in the 1960s, subsequent research in the 1990s showed that certain passerine birds from Papua New Guinea (genera Pitohui and Ifrita) contained feathers and skin from which batrachotoxin could also be isolated.
The fossil passerine birds from the Pleistocene of Carpinteria, California.
Two species of Synhimantus (Dispharynx) Railliet, Henry and Sisoff, 1912 (Nematoda: Acuarioidea: Acuariidae), in passerine birds from the Area de Conservacion Guanacaste, Costa Rica.
Finch A broad category of passerine birds that may be kept as companions.