Poephila


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Noun1.Poephila - grassfinches
bird genus - a genus of birds
grass finch, grassfinch - usually brightly-colored Australian weaverbirds; often kept as cage birds
Poephila castanotis, zebra finch - small Australian weaverbird with markings like a zebra's
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Histomorphology of the proventriculus of three species of Australian passerines: Lichmera indistincta, Zosterops lateralis and Poephila guttata.
Pigmentation and feather structure in genetics variants of the Gouldian tinch, Poephila gouldiae.
Schodde & Mason (1999) reclassified the 20 Australian species into eight genera; they lumped Aegintha, Aidemosyne, Chloebia, and Padda into various genera, but split Emblema into two genera (Emblema and Stagonopleura) and Poephila into two genera (Poephila and Taeniopygia).
Moult characteristics and breeding seasons of Gouldian Erythrura gouldiae, Masked Poephila personata and Long-tailed Finches P.
The phylogenetic relationships among four species of Estrildid finches, Poephila quttata castonotis, P.
Changes in the muscle condition of female Zebra Finches Poephila guttata during egg laying and the role of protein storage in bird skeletal muscle.