The magpie, belonging to the family corvidae
along with other members of the crow family, has carnivorous tendencies.
High death rates are most frequently observed among passeriform birds, of which the family Corvidae
comprises the most highly susceptible species to WNV (4).
2,3,4 & 5 Myiarchus tyrannulus; 2 1 (Papamoscas tirano - Brown-crested Flycatcher) Tyrannus couchii; (Tirano 3 1 silbador - Couch's Kingbird) FAMILY HIRUNDINIDAE Hirundo rustica; (Golondrina I 1 &2 tijereta - Barn Swallow) FAMILY CORVIDAE
Cyanocitta steller; (Chara I 2,3.4,5 & 6 crestada - Steller's Jay) Aphelocoma ultramarma; (Chara 1 1,2.3.4.
I'm speaking not of any human family, but of the bird family Corvidae
, and particularly the crows and ravens in the clan Corvus.
solitarius (Wilson), blue- I R headed vireo Family Corvidae
(jays, magpies, and crows) Aphelocoma californica Vigors, I R western scrub-jay Corvus brachyrhynchos Brehm, I A American crow C.
In 2002, crows, blue jays, and other members of the family Corvidae
accounted for 90% of WNV-infected birds, and crows had the highest rate of WNV infection.
They enable moose to avoid or minimize exposure to ticks and include moose movement to avoid larval ticks on vegetation, toleration of foraging by birds of the family Corvidae
to minimize exposure to ticks, and self-grooming to remove ticks.
The house crow (Corvus splendens Vieillot, 1817) belongs to the genus Corvus, of the family Corvidae
with 25 genera (Haring et al., 2007; Khan et al., 2013) has world-wide distribution, except South America and Antarctica (Haring et al., 2012).