Acanthisitta


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Noun1.Acanthisitta - a genus of Xenicidae
bird genus - a genus of birds
Acanthisittidae, family Acanthisittidae, family Xenicidae, Xenicidae - alternative names for the family comprising the New Zealand wrens
Acanthisitta chloris, rifleman bird - small green-and-bronze bird
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Studies of the rifleman (Acanthisitta chloris; Lill, 1991) and white-footed sportive lemur (Lepilemur leucopus; Nash, 1998) found that animals conserved energy by reducing the time they spent active and by increasing the time they spent resting when energy requirements for thermoregulation increased during cold periods.
Behavioural energetics of overwintering in the rifleman, Acanthisitta chloris.