Fox sparrow

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(Zool.) a large American sparrow (Passerella iliaca); - so called on account of its reddish color.

See also: Fox

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Tall shrub habitat had the most indicator species (n = 6) associated with it, including Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus), Gray-cheeked Thrush (Catharus minimus), Alder Flycatcher (Empidonax alnorum), Wilson's Warbler (Cardellina pusilla), Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca), and Golden-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia atricapilla).
Since the completion of the study, four additional species have been documented as collision deaths on campus: Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), Belted Kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon), Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca), and Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus).
(1988) found in the Black and White Warbler (Mniotilta varia) and Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca).
Temporal and geographic homogeneity of gene frequencies in the fox sparrow (Passerella iliaca).
Patterns of morphological and mtDNA variation are discordant in song sparrows (Melospiza melodia; Zink and Dittmann 1993) and scale-dependent in seaside sparrows (Ammodramus maritimus; Avise and Nelson 1989) and fox sparrows (Passerella iliaca; Zink 1991).
Patterns and evolutionary significance of geographic variation in the Schistacea group of the Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca).
The geography of mitochondrial DNA variation, population structure, hybridization, and species limits in the fox sparrow (Passerella iliaca).
To illustrate the comparative phylogeographic approach, I compared the geography of mtDNA variation in five bird species: the Canada goose (Branta canadensis, Anserinae; Van Wagner and Baker 1990), chipping sparrow (Spizella passerina, Emberizinae; Zink and Dittmann 1993a), song sparrow (Melospiza melodia, Emberizinae; Zink and Dirtmann 1993b), fox sparrow (Passerella iliaca, Emberizinae; Zink 1994), and red-winged blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus, Icterinae; Ball et al.
georgiana 0.000 Kessler & Avise 1985 Spizella passerina 0.006 Zink & Dittmann 1993b Passerella iliaca iliaca 0.001 Zink 1993 P.
Bernatchez and Dodson (1990) found four mtDNA clusters in lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis), and Zink (in press) found four haplotype groups of the fox sparrow (Passerella iliaca), across roughly the same geographic area as surveyed here.
MtDNA analyses of the fox sparrow, Passerella iliaca, revealed more population structure and greater consistency with patterns of geographical variation in morphology than did allozyme analyses (Zink, 1991).
In a study of two homeothermic vertebrates, the Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) and Pocket Gopher (Thomomys bottae), Zink et al.