nonpasserine


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nonpasserine

(ˌnɒnˈpæsəˌraɪn)
adj
(Zoology) (of a bird) not belonging or relating to the Passeriformes
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Adj.1.nonpasserine - relating to or characteristic of birds that are not perching birds
passerine - relating to or characteristic of the passeriform birds
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In particular, they transmit parasites of the subgenus Haemoproteus, which are known to parasitize only nonpasserine birds (Santiago-Alarcon et al.
Sugar preferences of a generalist nonpasserine flower visitor, the African Speckled Mousebird (Colius striatus).
Such research has been done for several specialist avian nectarivores, and for a few passerine occasional nectarivores, but not, apparently, for any nonpasserine occasional nectarivore.
2 viruses from wild nonpasserine bird species were reported in Hong Kong in 2007-2008 (10).
This second volume of Birds of Ontario covering nonpasserine species from shorebirds through woodpeckers, offers extensive information on the geographical range, migration, breeding and habitats of over eighty species of birds found in this Canadian province.
In this paper we provide osteological, ecological and biogeographic details about the fossil avifauna from Terapa, which through subsequent field and laboratory research now consists of 31 nonpasserine taxa.
In contrast, the thermoregulatory processes of tropical birds, especially nonpasserine species, have received far less study (e.
An atlas of speciation in African nonpasserine birds.
External vasectomy in passerine birds and internal vasectomy in nonpasserine birds can be done by following the surgical procedures described above.
2 viruses in nonpasserine birds from Hong Kong, Japan, and Russia raises the possibility that this virus lineage may have become established in wild birds.
While vegetation and management significantly affected the abundances of passerine species (Walk, 1997) and may have influenced the occurrence of nonpasserine species, management and vegetation types were distributed similarly among tracts.
In Egypt, experimental infections of House Sparrows and Hooded Crows (Corvus corone sardonius), both passerine species, using a local strain of WNV (Ar-248), showed that these two species developed high titered viremia whereas three nonpasserine species (including a dove, an egret, and a falcon) were weakly competent (20).