avifauna


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avifauna

[¦ā·və¦fȯn·ə]
(vertebrate zoology)
Birds, collectively.
Birds characterizing a period, region, or environment.
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The endemic passerine avifauna of the Hawaiian Islands, particularly the endemic Hawaiian honeycreepers (subfamily Drepanidinae) is often heralded as an outstanding example of adaptive radiation, equal to Darwin's finches from the Galapagos Islands in terms of diversity of bill types and number of species that descended from a common founder.
However, given its preference for relatively deep freshwater ponds and tendency to avoid the immediate coast in southern California, it appears to be a recent addition to the Ballona avifauna.
The first 11 years of this program present a more optimistic future for the beleaguered avifauna of the Hawaiian islands.
Ecological aspects of the avifauna in the state are almost non-existent, however, Guzman-Velasco's (1998) study on Cerro El Potosi and Gonzalez-Iglesias' (2001) research on Sierra Picachos are an exception.
Whether these new records are the result of an incomplete historical coverage of the avifauna of the Plains of Tehuantepec or, in the case of presumed resident species, represent recent colonization, is difficult to conclude.
This section identifies human threats to Asia's avifauna and presents conservation initiatives to address these threats.
El presente trabajo, estudia la avifauna de una comunidad de Gobernadora (Larrea tridentata) en el Desierto Chihuahuense en el estado de Nuevo Le n, NE de Mexico, de mayo de 1995 a abril de 1996.
The native avifauna includes 239 species, of which 14 are endemic to Puerto Rico.
Provision of services to perform the characterization of baseline avifauna in secondary irrigation network of the Venture Multi Purpose alqueva (EFMA).
The avifauna of this area is poorly known although it is a Priority Terrestrial Region for Conservation in Mexico (RTP-152; Arriaga et al.
Evolution, Ecology, Conservation, and Management of Hawaiian Birds: A Vanishing Avifauna, edited by J.
Indeed, population and demographic data on landbirds are crucial for managers to protect and enhance the installation's avifauna and ecological integrity while allowing it to serve its military purpose.