Suboscines

Suboscines

[¦səb′äs·ə‚nēz]
(vertebrate zoology)
A major division of the order Passeriformes, usually divided into the suborders Eurylaimi, Tyranni, and Memirae.
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It is endemic to the Neotropical region and comprises 51 % of the Suboscines passerine species and 11 % of the Passeriformes species (Claramunt, 2010).
Although still incipient, it is possible to relate changes in the morphology of Furnariidae with climate and geological changes that occurred in the Neotropics, considering that the divergence of its first lineages from the other Suboscines, occurred around 35 million years ago (Claramunt, et al., 2011).
Systematic relationships and biogeography of the tracheophone suboscines (Aves: Passeriformes).
These species were all insectivorous suboscines (Plain Antvireo Dysithamnus mentalis, Star-throated Antwren Rhopia gularis and Plain-winged Woodcreeper Dendrocincla turdina), which suggests that this group may be generally overestimated in studies of bird captures with conventional GL nets.
Among the species whose capture frequencies could be compared between both methods, approximately 20% differed significantly (Chi-squared test, P<0.05) and consisted mainly of Suboscine passerine species (Table 1).
Additionally, GL nets tended to under or overestimate the relative abundance of at least 1/4 of the captured species, favoring insectivorous Suboscine species.
Para las aves de bosque (suboscines insectivoras y no passeriformes en particular) y las rapaces diurnas, simplemente se requiere mas tiempo para poder llegar a encontrar una riqueza similar a las de Chiribiquete y Caparu, ya que la acumulacion de especies en estos grupos siempre es lenta.
Instead Kroodsma has provided a meticulous compendium of what is now knowable through the prism of individual experience about the singing of oscines and suboscines in the context of their life cycles and environments.
In contrast, the suboscines do not culturally transmit song (Kroodsma and Konishi 1991), and perhaps as a result they do not hybridize as often (Graves 1992).
Diagnosis of a hybrid antbird (Phlegopsis nigromaculata x Phlegopsis erythroptera) and the rarity of hybridization among suboscines. Proc.
In general, Suboscines Passerine birds are more closely-related to forested landscapes, and Oscines usually are more linked to open areas (Willis, 1979; Sick, 1997).
A total of 71 Passerine bird species from 11 families were sampled, and 30 had at least 10 captures, from which twenty (66.7%) were Suboscine, and 10 (33.4%) Oscine Passerines.