The family with the highest species richness was Muscicapidae
(13 species), followed by Fringillidae (seven species), Sylviidae (six species), Accipitridae (five species) and Alaudidae (four species).
Sturnidae (2 spp.), Emberizidae (1 sp.), Motacillidae (1 sp.), Alaudidae (1 sp.), Passeridae (1 sp.), Laniidae (2 spp.), Zosteropidae (1 sp.), Corvidae (2 spp.), Dicruridae (1 sp.), Muscicapidae
(3 spp.), Pycnonotidae (2 spp.), Cisticolidae (4 spp.), Leiothrichidae (1 sp.), Hirundinidae (1 sp.) belonged to Passeriformes.
Feather mites and ticks (Acari) associated to Turdus albicollis Vieillot (Aves, Muscicapidae
) in an area of Atlantic Forest at Ilha Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.
Maa (1969a, 1969b) and Bequaert (1953) mentioned the Order Passeriformes as hosts, particularly the families Muscicapidae
, Thraupidae, and Fringillidae.
(2) The family is most closely related to thrushes (Turdidae) and Old World flycatchers (Muscicapidae
Novos registros de plumagens aberrantes em Muscicapidae
e Emberizidae neotropicais.
Despite a relatively small brain size in comparison with other bird taxa (Lefebvre et al., 2002), gulls are considered to be one of the four bird families (along with Corvidae, Accipitridae, and Muscicapidae
) that show the most diverse foraging innovation repertoires (Overington et al., 2009).
Subfamilia Sylviinae Polioptila dumicola (Vieillot) (tacuarita szul).