passerine


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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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Batrachotoxin alkaloids from passerine birds: a second toxic bird genus (Ifrita kowaldft from New Guinea.
Finch A broad category of passerine birds that may be kept as companions.
In 1995 and 1996, the first restoration attempt of a small Hawaiian passerine in disease-free, predator controlled habitat was made with the release of captive-reared 'Oma'o into the Pu'u Wa'awa'a Forest Reserve; habitat that has been without this species for nearly 100 years.
The section on Non Passerine birds helps me know what plants and commercial foods are needed for my own backyard bird feeding/habitat program.
ABSTRACT [as written by Author]: To more effectively manage remaining native grasslands and declining populations of prairie passerine birds, linkages between disturbance regimes, vegetation, and bird abundance need to be more fully understood Therefore, I examined bird-habitat relationships on northern mixed-grass prairie at Lostwood National Wildlife Refuge in northwestern North Dakota ...
The latter species may have trouble opening Japanese Quail eggs, which are larger and thicker shelled than typical passerine eggs, and this could bias quail egg experiments (Haskell 1995).
In this case, the state, "passerine" (the dictionary again: "of or belonging to the Passeres ...
Abstract: Mycobacterium genavense is regarded as the primary cause of mycobacteriosis in passerine and psittacine birds kept in captivity.
The results of our study at Wolf Ridge indicate that wind turbines may have positive implications for particular passerine species, such as the Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, that are susceptible to brood parasitism by Brown-headed Cowbirds.
Data from many more localities are needed, especially for non- passerine birds that are less represented in studies of bird-climate relationship (Tryjanowski et al., 2002; Zalakevicius et al., 2006; Kralj and Dolenec, 2008), before a general conclusion about the timing of migration over wider areas can be reached.