During our different passages south of the Plata, I often towed astern a net made of bunting
, and thus caught many curious animals.
(Plectrophenax nivalis) are Arctic-breeding passerines which use song for mate attraction and territory defense (Tinbergen 1939, Nethersole-Thompson 1966).
The scholarships, which are now $500 apiece, are awarded to college-age children of Buntings
employees for either university or vocational training.
TARGETED wildlife-friendly farming measures help boost numbers of corn buntings
, which have seen populations crash countrywide, research by conservationists has shown.
ISLAMABAD, August 02, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The preparations for the Independence Day are gaining momentum in twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi where printing presses are also busy in preparing flags, buntings
and placards to celebrate Independence Day (August 14) in a befitting manner.
Since then I've occasionally tried to reproduce the song of a corn bunting
by rattling my keys, with no great effect - I just look silly and the corn buntings
just look offended, before flying off uttering irritated "tic tic" calls of reproach.
each body left with a note from "The Avenger" Before long, the Buntings
begin to view their lodger with suspicion.
Neo 50" is now an option for all Buntings
main contention, fleshed out rigorously early on and somewhat raggedly as he presses onward, runs something like this.
To study western North America's lazuli buntings
, Passerina amoena, researchers banded nearly 200 males vying for nesting territories in Montana.
Microhabitat features surrounding the song perches of 26 Indigo Buntings
(Passerina cyanea) and 24 Painted Buntings
(Passerina ciris) in northeast Texas were compared to determine whether these species were segregated according to habitat.
commonly nest along creeks and rivers throughout the western U.
Most Indigo Buntings
(Passerina cyanea) are socially monogamous, but previous studies have revealed high rates of extra-pair fertilizations (Westneat 1987, Hawks 1999).
We have been working with farmers and the RSPB and we have funded an officer who will be working specifically on corn buntings
Two Reed Buntings
flew in to feed and were joined by Chaffinches,but no sign of the bird.