genus Parus


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Noun1.genus Parus - type genus of the family Paridaegenus Parus - type genus of the family Paridae  
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Paridae, Paridae - titmice and chickadees
chickadee - any of various small grey-and-black songbirds of North America
Parus bicolor, tufted titmouse - crested titmouse of eastern and midwestern United States
blue tit, Parus caeruleus, tomtit - widely distributed European titmouse with bright cobalt blue wings and tail and crown of the head
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Support for Lack's (1954) Winter Flood Limitation hypothesis has been found in some species, mainly in the genus Parus (Krebs 1971, von Haartman 1973, Jansson et al.
Few taxa of birds are as well known in their behavior, ecology, and population biology as are members of the genus Parus (Perrins, 1979; Gill and Ficken, 1989).