Molothrus


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bird genus - a genus of birds
family Icteridae, Icteridae - American orioles; American blackbirds; bobolinks; meadowlarks
cowbird - North American blackbird that follows cattle and lays eggs in other birds' nests
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Polanco -- Lazo and Bolas -- Partridges -- Absence of Trees -- Deer -- Capybara, or River Hog -- Tucutuco -- Molothrus, cuckoo-like habits -- Tyrant- flycatcher -- Mocking-bird -- Carrion Hawks -- Tubes formed by Lightning -- House struck.
In North America there is another species of Molothrus (M.
Las especies con menor numero de menciones fueron el tordo Molothrus aeneus (15%) y la ardilla Sciurus aureogaster (15%).
33% (1/3) chrysocephalus (2/3) Cacicus cela 2 50% (1/2) 0% (0/2) Molothrus 1 0% (0/1) 0% (0/1) oryzivorus Cacicus 1 0% (0/1) 0% (0/1) haemorrhous Cardinalidae Cyanoloxia 3 33.
The genus of this bird, Molothrus ater--as well as the bronze-headed variant Molothrus aeneus--comes from Molothrus, the Greek work meaning vagabond or parasite.
2007) con ampliacion altitudinal hasta 900 m y Molothrus oryzivorus en PARC (Molina-Martinez & Rodriguez 2007).
Especies de aves identificadas visual y/o auditivamente en la plantacion de banano, municipio Jose Angel Lamas, estado Aragua, Venezuela Familia Especie Ardeidae Bubulcus ibis Accipitridae Buteo magnirostri; Elanus leucurus Fringillidae Carduelis psaltria Columbidae Columbina squammata Cuculidae Crotophaga ani; Tapera naevia Falconidae Falco peregrinus; Milvago chimachima Psittacidae Forpus passerinus Trochilidae Glaucis hirsuta Estrildidae Lonchura malacca Icteridae Molothrus bonariensis; Icterus nigrogularis Tyrannidae Myiozetetes cayanensis; Tyrannus savanna Threskiornithidae Plegadis falcinellus Ploceidae Ploceus cucullatus Polioptilidae Polioptila plumbea Emberizidae Saltator coerulescens; Sicalis flaveola Charadriidae Vanellus chilensis Cuadro 3.
Moreover, this variation in species richness may be ascribed to the arrival of migratory species (Empidonomus varius, Molothrus bonariensis, Myiodynastes maculatus, Tyrannus melancholicus and Tyrannus savana) in the end of the winter, permanence during the spring and departure in the summer.
Totales Frecuentes Gremios 1 Paloma domestica, Columba livia O-S 2 Gorrion, Passer domesticus O-S 3 Zorzal colorado, Turdus rufiventris# O-S 4 Cotorra, Mviopsitta monacha# G-A 5 Torcacita comun, Columbina picui# G-S 6 Paloma picazuro,Patagioenaspicazuro# G-S 7 Torcaza, Zenaida auriculata# G-S 8 Hornero, Furnarius rttfus# 1-S 9 Benteveo, Pitangus sulplturatus# O-S 10 Calancate ala roja, Aratinga leucophthalma F-A 11 Calandria grande, Minuts saturninus# O-S 12 Golondrina domestica, Progne chalybea# I-A poco Frecuentes 13 Estornino Pinto, Sturnus vulgaris O-S 14 Chingolo, Zonotrichia capensis# G-S 15 Tordo musico, Molothrus badius# G-S 16 Ratona comun, Troglod tes aedon# 1-V 17 Picabuey, Machetornis ri.
Hay otra especie de Molothrus en la america del norte (Molothrus pecoris) que tiene esa misma costumbre (1845/1983, p.