estrildid


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estrildid

(ɛˈstrɪldɪd)
n
(Animals) a weaver finch
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The specimens were compared with the different species of genus Brueelia, reported from other estrildid birds of the world.
Discovery of a new avian bornavirus genotype in estrildid finches (Estrildidae) in Germany.
Parental care in estrildid finches: Experimental tests of a model of Vidua brood parasitism.
The Jameson's Firefinch is a common species of estrildid finch found throughout much of Africa, including Angola, Botswana, Chad, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
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.
Moreover, some of the patterns found in pigeons may apply to other avian families such as ducks (Anatidae), Cardueline finches (Fringillidae) and estrildid finches (Estrildidae) as well.
Pholidornis is not an estrildid. The classification of Goodwin (1982) was affirmed with these changes: Tribes should be dropped.
Studies on the reproductive activities of three estrildid birds (Family: Estrildidae) in Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
The phylogenetic relationships among four species of Estrildid finches, Poephila quttata castonotis, P.