icterid


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icterid

(ˈɪktərɪd)
n
any bird of the N American family Icteridae
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Duszynski, "Experimental transmission of Sarcocystis from icterid birds to sparrows and canaries by sporocysts from the opossum," Journal of Parasitology, vol.
Among 37 species of grackles, blackbirds and other icterid relatives, males clearly do flash more diverse feather colors than females do, says Jordan Price of St.
But Moe's several allusions to Stevens' blackbird poem (129, 130) obfuscate by conflating Hillman's European blackbird--a thrush--with Wallace Stevens' American icterid. A true attentiveness to other species might keep clear the (quite great) difference, especially given the importance of the bird's vocal abilities in the poem, since the "attentive" reader may well wonder whether a Connecticut grackle's squawking is supposed to be part of the musical "enrichment" going on here.
The only icterid identified by Miller (1932) was Sturnella neglecta.
Although some abundant species such as House Sparrow and Rock Dove were well represented in our survey, others were not, such as several icterid species (blackbirds), European Starling, American Robin, and American Crow.