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common name for a member of the family Furnariidae, primitive passerine birds, which build elaborate, domed nests of clay or dig tunnels in the ground to lay their eggs. Ovenbirds are most common in South America, where most are forest dwellers, although a few species are found on the coast and some high in the Andes. The North American ovenbird is not a member of this group, but is a warblerwarbler,
name applied in the New World to members of the wood warbler family (Parulidae) and in the Old World to a large family (Sylviidae) of small, drab, active songsters, including the hedge sparrow, the kinglet, and the tailorbird of SE Asia, Orthotomus sutorius,
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. True ovenbirds are classified in the phylum ChordataChordata
, phylum of animals having a notochord, or dorsal stiffening rod, as the chief internal skeletal support at some stage of their development. Most chordates are vertebrates (animals with backbones), but the phylum also includes some small marine invertebrate animals.
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, subphylum Vertebrata, class Aves, order Passeriformes, family Furnariidae.
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The dominant bird species before fire, based on relative importance value (Table 2) were Blackburnian Warbler (Dendroica fusca), Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapillus), Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus) and Bay-breasted Warbler (Dendroica castanea).
Gibbs and Faaborg (1990), for example, observed that [greater than] 75% of Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapillus) males in small ([less than] 150 ha) woodlots were unmated throughout the breeding season.
Oxyura jamaicensis [l,*] -- CRP 19 April Fulica americana [*] 31.1 Agriculture 25 April Sphyrapicus varius [*] 43.9 Agriculture 1 May Sturnus vulgaris [*] 9.1 CRP 10 May Seiurus aurocapillus [*] 14.0 CRP 2 June Vireo olivaeus [*] 1.8 CRP 17 July Sturnella neglecta [*] 4.0 Agriculture 1 Aug.
Then, for the Blue-winged Warbler (Vermivora pinus) and the Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapillus), we show how a combination of maps, graphs, and statistical tests can indicate the major features of geographic and temporal variation in a population trend.
observ.), and this may explain the presence of species such as red-eyed vireo (Vireo olivaceus), ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapillus) and black-and-white warbler (Mniotilta varia) in Faanes' sites but not my own.