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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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Ovenbirds, Eastern Phoebes, Black-and-white Warblers, and Eastern Towhees were more abundant in the unburned site, whereas White-breasted Nuthatches were more abundant in the burned site (Table 1).
Ground-nesting species such as Black-and-white Warblers, Ovenbirds, and Eastern Towhees were uncommon in the burned area.
The abundance of Neotropical migrants, such as the Red-eyed vireos (Vireo olivaceus), Hooded warblers (Wilsonia citrina) and Ovenbirds (Seiurus aurocapillus) has dropped by 50 percent or more in the span of several decades (Sauer 2000).
2006) found that family groups of Ovenbirds moved into thicker vegetation within a few days of the fledging of the young, but the dense habitats used by fledgling Ovenbirds were generally not early regeneration forest less than 15 years old.
Movements and cover-type selection by fledgling Ovenbirds (Seiurus aurocapilla) after independence from adult care.
Phylogeny and phylogenetic classification of the antbirds, ovenbirds, woodcreepers, and allies (Aves: Passeriformes; infraorder Furnariides).
Chronic industrial noise affects pairing success and age structure of Ovenbirds Seiurus aurocapilla.
Effects of forest roads on habitat quality for Ovenbirds in a forested landscape.
42 days in Ovenbirds (Seiurus aurocapilla; Parrish 1997).
Phylogenetic analysis of nest architecture of neotropical ovenbirds (Furnariidae).
The Spotted Barbtail (Premnoplex brunnescens) is a small, inconspicuous member of the ovenbird family occupying humid, montane, Neotropical forests at elevations of 600-3,000 m (Fjeldsa and Krabbe 1990, Remsen 2003, Greeney 2011).
Myrmeciza immaculata Pounce 40 Bicolored Antbird, Gymnopithys leucaspis Pounce 30 Dull-mantled Antbird, Myrmeciza laemosticta Pounce 25 Spotted Antbird, Hylophylax naevioides Pounce 18 ANT-FOLLOWING RESIDENTS TOTAL -- -- MIGRANTS Wood Thrush, Hylocichla mustelina Ground 48 Swainson's Thrush, Catharus ustulatus Ground 28 Ovenbird, Seiurus aurocapilla Ground 18 Kentucky Warbler, Oporomis formosus Ground 13 Philadelphia Vireo, Vireo philadelphicus Vegetation 11.