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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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Mapped entire territories of small passerine birds helped identify stand-scale treatment effects by maintaining the independence of treatments.
Post-fledging survival in passerine birds and the value of post-fledging studies to conservation.
The general and body condition of psittacine and passerine birds were compared by the Mann-Whitney U test for 2 X k ordered tables.
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.--Oikos 53: 215-221.
Passerine birds have been documented as contributing to the dispersal of tick-borne diseases in Europe (Elfvig et al., 2010; Palomar et al., 2012).
The feather mite (Astigmata) fauna of some passerine birds (Passeriformes) in the south of Western Siberia.
In particular, passerine birds are under-represented in wordlists, while records of sea bird taxonomies are quite rich from seagoing peoples.
Costs of overlapping reproduction and moult in passerine birds: An experiment with the Pied Flycatcher.
Blood parasites of passerine birds from central Spain.
Therefore, reduced interaction of domestic poultry with wild passerine birds is advisable, although this precaution might not be feasible in developing countries where numerous backyard farms lack biosecurity.