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Related to Melospiza: Melospiza georgiana, Melospiza melodia
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Noun1.Melospiza - American song sparrow and swamp sparrowMelospiza - American song sparrow and swamp sparrow
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Fringillidae, Fringillidae - finches: goldfinches; bullfinches; chaffinches; siskins; canaries; cardinals; grosbeaks; crossbills; linnets; buntings
Melospiza melodia, song sparrow - small songbird common in North America
Melospiza georgiana, swamp sparrow - North American finch of marshy area
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Seasonal changes in aromatase and androgen receptor, but not estrogen receptor mRNA expression in the brain of the free-living male song sparrow, Melospiza melodia morphna.
Asi, el gorrion melodico Melospiza melodia aumenta las frecuencias mas bajas y su canto presenta menor energia en areas ruidosas dentro de los 1 400 Hz, sin diferencias en las frecuencias altas, esto es, su ajuste vocal se produce dentro del ancho de banda enmascarada por el ruido ambiental (Wood & Yezerinac, 2006).
zarudnyi Skrjabin, 1924 collected from Melospiza lincolni lincolni in North America, Minnesota differs in general body shape and larger body size and having sub-terminal oral sucker, esophagus, and vitellarian bands commencing at anterior level of the testes.
Key words: ecological niche model, ecotone, Melospiza melodia, population genetics, song sparrow, speciation
song sparrow, Melospiza melodia) recruit to restoration sites within the first few years after restoration, whereas late successional species such as cavity nesters (e.
03 -- Melospiza lincolnii# Mew Gull MEGU -- -- Larus canus Northern Flicker NOFL# 0.
01) Clay-colored sparrow Spizella pallida 0 (0) Gray flycatcher Empidonax wrightii 0 (0) Hammond's flycatcher Empidonax hammondii 0 (0) Lincoln's sparrow Melospiza lincolnii 0 (0) Plumbeous vireo Vireo plumbeus 0 (0) Rufous hummingbird Selasphorus rufus 0 (0) Unknown tanager -- 0 (0) Species NS ND Wilson's warbler * 8.
En France, le rossignol est le Luscinia megarhynchos, alors qu'au Quebec il designe le Melospiza melodia (aujourd'hui <<bruant chanteur>> pour les ornithologues).
Melospiza melodia graminea, according to my beloved Peterson's Guide--the Channel Song Sparrow.
Adicionalmente, en nuestros resultados, las frecuencias mas altas en las dos primeras notas fueron producidas por individuos presentes en zonas urbanas, lo que concuerda tambien con los resultados encontrados para Melospiza melodia, la cual usa frecuencias mas altas en areas con mayor ruido [33].
This bone is identical to living Melospiza melodia, but cannot be definitely assigned due to similar humeri of several other sparrow taxa.
Antagonistic pleiotropy is found not only in humans, but in widely differing species such as hermaphroditic snails Physa acuta (69), platyfish Xiphophorus maculatus (70), song sparrows Melospiza melodia (71), wild red deer Cervus elaphus (72) and the common guillemot seabirds Uria aalge (73).