family Corvidae


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Noun1.family Corvidae - crow; raven; rook; jackdaw; chough; magpie; jay
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Oscines, Passeres, suborder Oscines, suborder Passeres - two names for the suborder of typical songbirds
corvine bird - birds of the crow family
genus Corvus, Corvus - type genus of the Corvidae: crows and ravens
Garrulinae, subfamily Garrulinae - subfamily of the crow family: jays
genus Nucifraga, Nucifraga - nutcrackers
genus Pica, Pica - magpies
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High death rates are most frequently observed among passeriform birds, of which the family Corvidae comprises the most highly susceptible species to WNV (4).
The family Corvidae is represented in South America by the genera Cyanocorax and Cyanolyca (Madge and Burn 1994).
2,3,4 & 5 Myiarchus tyrannulus; 2 1 (Papamoscas tirano - Brown-crested Flycatcher) Tyrannus couchii; (Tirano 3 1 silbador - Couch's Kingbird) FAMILY HIRUNDINIDAE Hirundo rustica; (Golondrina I 1 &2 tijereta - Barn Swallow) FAMILY CORVIDAE Cyanocitta steller; (Chara I 2,3.
The magpie pica pica, belonging to the family corvidae along with other members of the crow family, has carnivorous tendencies.
solitarius (Wilson), blue- I R headed vireo Family Corvidae (jays, magpies, and crows) Aphelocoma californica Vigors, I R western scrub-jay Corvus brachyrhynchos Brehm, I A American crow C.
They enable moose to avoid or minimize exposure to ticks and include moose movement to avoid larval ticks on vegetation, toleration of foraging by birds of the family Corvidae to minimize exposure to ticks, and self-grooming to remove ticks.