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avifauna

[¦ā·və¦fȯn·ə]
(vertebrate zoology)
Birds, collectively.
Birds characterizing a period, region, or environment.
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Conclusion: This study suggested that woodland degradation is likely to alter habitat condition, hence avifaunal diversity and abundance in southern Gonarezhou National Park and surrounding areas, Zimbabwe.
The meagre fossil avifaunal record, together with the fact that each new discovery of a fossil bird in South America consistently adds new and previously unknown component to these bird faunas, indicate that the Cretaceous record of Aves in South America is extremely incomplete.
In Alaska, diverse avian hosts from Asia and the Americas overlap in a region of intercontinental avifaunal mixing.
O'Dea N, Watson JEM, Whittaker RJ (2004) Rapid assessment in conservation research: a critique of avifaunal assessment techniques illustrated by Ecuadorian and Madagascan case study data.
Yellowstone After Wolves, 53 BIOSCIENCE 330 (2003); Kevin Crooks & Michael Soule, Mesopredator Release and Avifaunal Extinctions in a Fragmented System, NATURE, Aug.
Current knowledge of the breeding distributions of charadriiforms (Aves: Charadriiformes) in Texas is available in regional avifaunal descriptions (Pulich 1988; Lockwood 2001; Seyffert 2001; White 2002) and publications of state or national scope (Oberholser 1974; Texas Ornithological Society 1995; Page et al.
Relative to the avifaunal and land cover implications of this study, not only is it important to consider the land cover conditions within smaller areas or reserves, but also the overall landscape characteristics in which they are located (Farina, 1997).
The Galapagos have received most plant-species introductions by avifaunal transport (up to 60%), including fruits, seeds, or vegetative disseminules carried internally or attached externally (Porter 1976).
Inverse relation of survival of lizards with island size and avifaunal richness.
Avifaunal diversity of Bega Watershed, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur, Philippines.
Crooks KR and Soule ME (1999) Mesopredator release and avifaunal extinctions in a fragmented system.