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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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In effect, the thorns supplant the raptor talons this passerine is lacking.
For most passerines, the postfledging period can be broadly divided into two subperiods based on the level of dependence of the fledglings on their parents.
We calculated nest success for individual species when sample sizes were sufficient for analysis ([mayor que o igual a]5 nests per treatment) and for all passerines combined to represent the suite of species utilizing southern Great Plains areas.
In some passerines (Donatelli, 1997; Donatelli and Marceliano, 2007) it originates from fleshy fibers.
"The greatest proportion - 73 per cent - of the 2,254 bird advertisements recorded globally were for exotic birds including parrots, hornbills, toucans, passerines and humming birds," the IFAW report said.
These include birds like small perchers (passerines), gulls, and parrots.
a diagram which showed the evolutionary relationships of each passerine species and their common ancestors to reconstruct where ancestral passerines lived.
Most Arctic-breeding passerines raise a single brood in a season, presumably because the short Arctic summer does not provide sufficient time to raise a second brood.
Mainly water fowls of Asia are responsible for this infection including: gulls, ducks, passerines, and waterfowl species.
The overall nest predation rate across all species was 36% and was lowest in the five most common ground-nesting passerines (27% across species) and highest in mallards (50%) and the four most common above-ground and shrub-nesting species (44% across species) (Fig.