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see white-eyewhite-eye,
common name for warblerlike, arboreal birds, including 85 species in the family Zosteropidae, and for certain species of ducks. The members of Zosteropidae, with the exception of a few species, are marked by a ring of tiny, white feathers surrounding the eye and are
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Inter-related age-dependent patterns of ecology and behaviour in a population of Silvereyes (Ayes: Zosteropidae).
The silvereye population on one of the Bunker Islands, Lady Elliot Island, is known to have colonized only within the past two decades.
Thus, it was possible to undertake a preliminary pedigree analysis of inheritance of silvereye minisatellite loci and to assess the usefulness of DNA fingerprints in quantifying genetic relatedness between randomly selected individuals.
Researchers heard the greatest change in the speed at which songbirds such as silvereyes vocalise each word.
talking to the verdigrised silvereyes and the wrens superb;
and the silvereyes have returned to the velvetted quinces.
Other scientists had found that migratory species such as Australian silvereyes and European robins become disoriented under red light, losing their normal vectors.
Genetic variability and population differentiation inferred from DNA fingerprinting in silvereyes (Aves: Zosteropidae).
In that study, Wiltschko and his colleagues tested 22 silvereyes (Zosterops l.
1998: Effect of a magnetic pulse on the orientation of silvereyes, Zosterops lateralis, during spring migration.
Winter survival in relation to dominance classes among silvereyes Zosterops lateralis chlorocephala of Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef.