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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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Although eastern bluebirds are typically socially monogamous passerines (Verner and Willson, 1969; Gowaty, 1983; Gowaty and Plissner, 1998), rare instances of polygyny (Wetherbee, 1933b) and polyandry (Laskey, 1947; Verner and Willson, 1969) have been documented.
But, Dr Goncalo Cardoso, a Portuguese ornithologist based at the University of Melbourne, have found that among passerine species - which include finches, sparrows and ravens - the loudness of the call is even more closely linked to its complexity than to the bird's size.
Seventy-five percent of passerine mortality at the Buffalo Ridge occurred during migration periods (Higgins et al.
This is shown strongly by two of the passerine species and less strongly by the other two.
chloris, Fringillidae) is a seed-eating, medium-sized passerine having a wide Palearctic distribution.
The top 10 a priori models of daily survival rate (DSR) of passerine (Lapland longspur) nests found at Teshekpuk and Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, in 2005-08, with respect to key covariates.
Our goal in this study is to verify non-random distribution of some Passerine bird species in areas with different levels of disturbance at the Serra do Mar sub region of Atlantic Forest.
Objective: To compare intraosseous pentobarbital treatment (IPT) and thoracic compression (TC) on time to circulatory arrest and an isoelectric electroencephalogram (EEG) in anesthetized passerine birds.
SHRIEVAL A High-pitched sound B Pertaining to a sheriff C Passerine bird who am I?
We used three species to represent passerine nest success on our plots.
The OMR, a secondary cavity nester, is a well-known passerine bird for its complex and melodious song (Bhatt et al.