Furnarius


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Noun1.Furnarius - type genus of the family Furnariidae: ovenbirdsFurnarius - type genus of the family Furnariidae: ovenbirds
bird genus - a genus of birds
ovenbird - small brownish South American birds that build oven-shaped clay nests
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The genus Furnarius contains several species, all small birds, living on the ground, and inhabiting open dry countries.
Especies de aves como Furnarius leucopus "chilalo", Phytotoma raimondii "cortarama peruana" y Sakesphorus bernardii "enfermero" construyen sus nidos y realizan cortejo en las ramas de las copas; Synallaxis stictothorax "pijui de cuello lazado", Pyrocephalus rubinus "putilla", Tyrannus melancholicus "pepeti", Thryothorus superciliaris "ruisenor", Campylorhyncus fasciatus "choqueco" y Mimus longicaudatus "sona", reposan y se desplazan entre las ramas para alimentarse (Otero 2004, Chavez-Villavicencio 2005, Campos 2006, Abramonte 2007, Custodio 2009).
Unsuccessful attacks on the nests of Rufous Hornero Furnarius rufus (Gmelin, 1788), the Great Kiskadee Pitangus sulphuratus (Linnaeus, 1766), Guira Cuckoo Guira guira (Gmelin, 1788), and Pale-breasted Thrush Turdus leucomelas Vieillot, 1818 were observed during both sampling periods, all with vigorous repulsion.
maculosa G 10 35 Zenaida auriculata G -- -- Columbina picui G 113 115 Leptotila verreauxi G 2 6 Myiopsitta monachus FG 15 91 Coccyzus melacoryphus I 1 - Guira guira I - 9 Tapera naevia I 1 - Hydropsalis brasiliana I 1 - Sappho sparganura N - 6 Chlorostilbon aureoventris N 8 - Nystalus maculatus I 1 9 Colaptes melanolaimus I 2 2 Melanerpes cactorum I 3 - Picoides mixtus I - 1 Picumnus cirratus I 1 4 Lepidocolaptes I 3 - angustirostris Upucerthia certhioides I - 12 Furnarius rufus I 9 6 Coryphistera alaudina I - 6 Cranioleuca pyrrhophia I 6 7 Asthenes baeri I 1 - Synallaxis frontalis I 3 - S.
1 (0.3) Passeriformes Furnarius rufus 3 (0.9) Emberizinae 6 (1.8) Sporophila spp.
Based on abundance alone, some possible candidates for avian reservoirs in Cordoba would include chickens, eared doves (Zenaida auriculata), Picui ground doves (Columbina picui), house sparrows (Passer domesticus), rufous horneros (Furnarius ruffus), great kiskadee (Pitangus sulfuratus), and others.