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Related to Sayornis: Sayornis phoebe
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Noun1.Sayornis - phoebesSayornis - phoebes        
bird genus - a genus of birds
superfamily Tyrannidae, Tyrannidae - New World tyrant flycatchers most numerous in Central America and South America but also in the United States and Canada
phoebe bird, Sayornis phoebe, phoebe - small dun-colored North American flycatcher
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Sayornis phoebe), robin adults and juveniles (Turdus migratorius), house wrens (Troglodytes aedon) (Figure 5), and multiple other unidentified Passerines.
We did not have a blood sample for the Basileuterus rufifrons individual because the fly parasitizing this bird was provided to us from another project taking place in the same area; hence, only blood samples for Sayornis nigricans and Chlorospingus flavopectus were screened for haemosporidians.
Also included were specimens referred to Sayornis and Dryobates that I have reclassified as Tyrannus and Sphyrapicus.
Twelve species present in the unburned site were absent in the burned, including: Kentucky Warbler, Black-and-white Warbler, Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe), American Red start (Setophaga ruticulla), Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens), Hairy Woodpecker (P.
californicus) Birds House Finches (Carpodacus mexicanus), Common Crows (Corvus brachyrhynchos), Common Raven (Corvus corax), Say's Phoebes (Sayornis saya), California Quail (Lophorotyx californicus), Turkey Vultures (Cathartes aura), Cactus Wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus), Western Flycatcher (Empidonax difficilis) Arthropods Beetles (Tenebrionidae), grasshoppers (Locustidae), scorpions (Vaejovidae), spider egg sacs Vegetation Cardon (Pachycereus pringlei) fruit, grass, leaves, shrubs, ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens) seeds Other String, plastic Coyote abundance
Some, like the ringed turtledove, Streptopelia risoria (Nottebohm and Nottebohm 1971), and the eastern phoebe, Sayornis phoebe (Kroodsma and Konishi 1991) have a genetically determined, structurally simple and stereotyped song, whereas in all oscine passetines song is learned (Marler and Peters 1977).
Increase in trees in the Great Plains from fire suppression or tree planting is considered a main cause of range expansions of Western Kingbirds (Tyrannus verticalis; Gamble and Bergin, 1996), Eastern Phoebes (Sayornis phoebe; Weeks, 1994), Eastern Bluebirds (Sialia sialis; Gowaty and Plissner, 1998), Blue Jays (Cyanocitta cristata; Smith, 1978; Tarvin and Woolfenden, 1999) and Brown Thrashers (Toxostoma rufum; Cavitt and Haas, 2000).
alnorum 0.27 Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos 0.27 Green Heron Butorides virescens 0.18 Gray Partridge Perdix perdix 0.18 Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon 0.18 Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons 0.18 Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus 0.18 Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor 0.18 White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis 0.18 Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina 0.18 Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus 0.09 Sora Porzana carolina 0.09 Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanos 0.09 Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris 0.09 Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens 0.09 Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe 0.09 Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus 0.09 Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia 0.09 Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus 0.09