granivorous


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granivorous

(of animals) feeding on seeds and grain
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The results of Figure 1 reveal that those foraging strategies including insectivorous, granivorous and omnivorous birds included the larger number of species but exhibit minimal change in numbers of species from season to season.
Granivorous passerines, birds of prey, and waterfowl are among the species that come in large numbers to take advantage of the Mediterranean wetlands' temperate climate during winter.
Seed selection by granivorous birds is a complex phenomenon potentially affected by a number of factors (Ramos 1996), the relative contributions of which remain poorly understood in many avian granivores.
What do different bill measures measure and what is the best method to use in granivorous birds?
Moreover, sapsuckers exploit a specific foraging niche and have diets vastly different from most insectivorous, frugivorous, or granivorous birds (Waiters et al.
Some seeds that were swallowed whole survived digestion to be defecated, even in the predominantly granivorous species.
An efficient method of capturing Painted Buntings and other small granivorous passerines.
Also often called 'finches' but a separate granivorous radiation rooted in Africa is a trio of families that fill another large portion of the volume: the weavers (Ploceidae), and their allies the estrildids (waxbills) and viduids (indigobirds and whydahs).
Dickcissels are mostly granivorous, but feed primarily on arthropods during the breeding season (Temple 2002).
Larger quantities of invertebrates in nestling diets have been documented for woodpeckers and other avian species, even for some species that are typically granivorous or frugivorous (Morton 1973, Morris et al.
Spatial and temporal variation in guilds of North American granivorous rodents.