Passeriform


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Pas`ser´i`form


a.1.(Zool.) Like or belonging to the Passeres.
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Clinicopathologic analysis of passeriform venous blood reflects transitions in elevation and habitat.
The family Bornaviridae comprises the classical mammalian bornaviruses (Mammalian 1 bornavirus with borna disease virus; BoDV-1 and -2); avian bornaviruses (Passeriform 1/2 bornavirus, Psittaciform 1/2 bornavirus, Waterbird 1 bornavirus); and a recently described Elapid 1 bornavirus from snakes (Loveridge's garter snake virus 1) (1).
A survey of diseases in passeriform birds obtained from illegal wildlife trade in Sao Paulo city, Brazil.
Prevalence of blood parasites in European passeriform birds.
However; Rojas and Ribbon (1997) described a guild of nine species of birds, including six hummingbirds and three passeriform that visited its flowers, which indicates a variety of pollination mechanisms.
In this study, the incidence of infection is detailed for four common passeriform species, and also the types of blood parasites involved and their intensities.
Four individual Large Anatid (including three identified as Branta sp.), one flightless rail (Porzana ziegleri) and one passeriform (Chaetopila angustipluma) have radiocarbon dates that overlap the AD 800-1000 range that defines the Hawaiian colonization period, indicating that these taxa did not become extinct in the pre-Polynesian period.
The energetic challenges of small passeriform birds living in temperate climates have received considerable attention over the years (e.g., Scholander et al.
Conversions to biomass.--For fox scats, we used information in Lockie (1959), Goszczynski (1974), and Reynolds and Aebischer (1991) to provide the following multiplicative factors to convert total mass of undigested remains by species (mammals) or order (birds) to biomass of prey eaten: voles (23), ground squirrels (45), large mammals such as caribou and grizzly bear (100), passeriform and charadriiform ("small") birds (45), anseriform and galliform ("large") birds (61), and eggshell (9.1).