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Noun1.Poephila - grassfinches
bird genus - a genus of birds
grass finch, grassfinch - usually brightly-colored Australian weaverbirds; often kept as cage birds
Poephila castanotis, zebra finch - small Australian weaverbird with markings like a zebra's
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Histomorphology of the proventriculus of three species of Australian passerines: Lichmera indistincta, Zosterops lateralis and Poephila guttata.
We experimentally tested aggression and nest-defense behaviors in Gouldian finches (Erythrura gouldiae) and long-tailed finches (Poephila acuticauda), 2 sympatric, cavity-nesting estrildid finches that are very similar in size, ecology, and nest-site requirements.
Schodde & Mason (1999) reclassified the 20 Australian species into eight genera; they lumped Aegintha, Aidemosyne, Chloebia, and Padda into various genera, but split Emblema into two genera (Emblema and Stagonopleura) and Poephila into two genera (Poephila and Taeniopygia).
Moult characteristics and breeding seasons of Gouldian Erythrura gouldiae, Masked Poephila personata and Long-tailed Finches P.
The phylogenetic relationships among four species of Estrildid finches, Poephila quttata castonotis, P.
Effects of nestling diet on growth and adult size of zebra finches (Poephila guttata).
Changes in the muscle condition of female Zebra Finches Poephila guttata during egg laying and the role of protein storage in bird skeletal muscle.
peregrinus); the zebra finch (Poephila guttata) and 15 species of thornbill (Pardalotidae) are also present.