dark-eyed junco


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Noun1.dark-eyed junco - common North American junco having grey plumage and eyes with dark brown irisesdark-eyed junco - common North American junco having grey plumage and eyes with dark brown irises
junco, snowbird - small North American finch seen chiefly in winter
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The Northern Fulmar (collected at Cape Kellett), Swainson's Hawk (collected at Bernard Harbour), Orange-crowned Warbler (collected at Cape Hope, Nunavut), Palm Warbler (collected at Bernard Harbour), and Dark-eyed Junco (collected at Tree River and at Bernard Harbour) were collected from localities that lie far outside the species' known distribution ranges (Godfrey, 1986), indicating rare, stranded individuals in the far Arctic.
However, common species were generally the same for each study, including mountain chickadee, pygmy and white-breasted nuthatch, dark-eyed junco, western bluebird, hairy woodpecker, northern flicker, and Steller's jay.
The prominence of Dark-eyed Juncos, White-throated Sparrows and Swainson's Thrushes did, however, greatly increase the relative importance of ground-brush foragers.
Dark-eyed Junco was recorded from 6 of the transects, and its numbers represented >1% of the total.
Dark-eyed Juncos were the most catholic in their nest position on the slope and nested in the open rather than under woody vegetation.
They whooped with joy as the dark-eyed Junco bird, blown off course by gales, made a series of appearances in the garden.
Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis): Sparrow-shaped, slate-gray with white outer tail feathers that flash in flight.
Eragrostis and Panicum seeds were found in greater proportions of song sparrow digestive tracts than in those of the other three species and in more dark-eyed junco tracts than in northern cardinal or white-throated sparrow tracts.
The four species with the greatest abundance were the European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris), Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis), Northern Cardinal (Cardinalls cardinalis and Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura).
The dark-eyed junco (Junco hyemalis) was the most [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 3 OMITTED] abundant bird species recorded in Indiana, but this species did not rank among the four most abundant species found in CRP fields of the other states.
News emerged last week of a Dark-eyed Junco, a North American seed-eater, photographed in a Dolgellau garden earlier this month.