Melospiza melodia

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Related to Melospiza melodia: Passer domesticus
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Noun1.Melospiza melodia - small songbird common in North AmericaMelospiza melodia - small songbird common in North America
New World sparrow - sparrow-like North American finches
genus Melospiza, Melospiza - American song sparrow and swamp sparrow
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Population genetic analyses and ecological niche models were used to examine a ring of song sparrow (Melospiza melodia) subspecies that surround the Sierra Nevada in North America.
Landowners could expect to see early successional riparian birds (e.g., song sparrow, Melospiza melodia) recruit to restoration sites within the first few years after restoration, whereas late successional species such as cavity nesters (e.g., wren species) may not recruit for 5 to 10 years (Gardali et al.
Bartonella species detected in birds * Bird common name Bird species House sparrow Passer domesticus Boat-tailed grackle Quiscalus major Mourning dove Zenaida macroura Herring gulil ([dagger]) Larus argentatus House finch Carpodacus mexicanus Blue jay Cyanocitta cristata Song sparrow Melospiza melodia Northern cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis Northern mockingbird Mimus polyglottos European starling Sturnus vulgaris Red-winged blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus Brown thrasher Toxostoma rufum Tufted titmouse Baeolophus bicolor Red-bellied woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus Common grackle Quiscalus quiscula Common loon ([dagger]) Gavia immer Red-headed woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Brown pelican ([dagger]) Pelicanus occidentalis Collared dove Streptopelia decaocto No.
A male song sparrow (Melospiza melodia) will defend his territory against any male song sparrow that intrudes.
This distinction is somewhat arbitrary since song sparrows (Melospiza melodia) occasionally nest in shrubs well above ground level (Arcese and others 2002) while red-winged blackbirds occasionally place their nest close to ground level (Yasukawa and Searcy 1995).
Sparrow Splits: A Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) out and about on a snowy day; Gallipolis, Ohio
Effects of weather and population density on reproductive success and population dynamics in a song sparrow (Melospiza melodia) population: A long-term study.
This bone is identical to living Melospiza melodia, but cannot be definitely assigned due to similar humeri of several other sparrow taxa.
The researchers used radio telemetry to track the young song sparrows (Melospiza melodia) and monitor responses to recorded bird songs played over two speakers.
Tutor choice intrigues Michael Beecher, who leads the research on song sparrows (Melospiza melodia) at the University of Washington.
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia): Widespread songbird, has heavy streaks on chest Feeds on ground.