eastern meadowlark

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a meadowlark of eastern North America

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Grasshopper sparrows (Ammodramus savannarum), eastern meadowlarks (Sturnella magna) and bobolinks (Dolichonyx oryzivorus) had the greatest reproductive success rates (both annual and Mayfield), which were comparable to those reported by Ingold in 2002 for these species.
The most commonly encountered species, in descending order of relative abundance (individuals per point count) were brown-headed cowbird, dickcissel, grasshopper sparrow, and eastern meadowlark (Table 2).
In species with declining populations, such as the eastern meadowlark (Sauer et al.
2008) expressed concern that Dickcissels, Eastern Meadowlarks, and Grasshopper Sparrows did not have regionally viable populations in the Flint Hills ecoregion of eastern Kansas and Oklahoma.
However, prey items fed to nestlings during our study indicated Eastern Meadowlarks exhibited clear preferences for arachnids when feeding their young.
Grasshopper sparrows (Ammodramus savannarum), eastern meadowlarks (Sturnella magna), red-winged blackbirds (Agelaius phoeniceus), Henslow's sparrows (A.
2002): Henslow's Sparrow, Grasshopper Sparrow, Eastern Meadowlark, Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis), Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus), and Dickcissel (Spiza americana).
We concentrated primarily on finding an adequate sample (~20) of nests each year for our five target species including Henslow's Sparrow, Grasshopper Sparrow, Dickcissel, Eastern Meadowlark, and Field Sparrow.
Red-winged Blackbirds, Eastern Meadowlarks, Field Sparrows, Dickcissels, Grasshopper Sparrows, and Henslow's Sparrows were (in that order) the best represented grassland birds (Table 1).
030) interaction between year and the CV of grass cover, which explained a large proportion of the variation in Eastern Meadowlark home range size (multiple [R.
georgiana) 224 4/29 White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) 441 4/20 Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus) 410 5/17 Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea) 207 5/12 Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus) 349 5/15 Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) 507 3/23 Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna) 251 4/19 Rusty Blackbird (Euphagus carolinus) 113 4/10 Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula) 508 3/21 Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula) 413 5/12 Range of Temp Species medians range Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) 17 Mar/Apr Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca) 17 Apr Blue-winged Teal (A.
We chose the Eastern Meadowlark because it is a common nesting species in the study area (Guzy 2005) and is sufficiently large to carry a transmitter with a battery life to potentially last through the summer.
One species, the Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna), had a Combined Score of 11 and a Trend Score of 5, but no species had a lower Combined Score and a Trend Score of 5.
Monsoons stimulate second nestings by such species as Canyon Towhee (Pipilo fuscus), Rufous-crowned Sparrow (Aimophila ruficeps), Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna), and maybe Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas), as well as the first and only nestings by Cassin's (Aimophila cassinii), Botteri's (Aimophila botterii) and Grasshopper (Ammodramus savannarum) sparrows, Varied Bunting (Passerina versicolor), and possibly Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena).
2007, 2008); Eastern Meadowlarks (Sturnella magna) in grasslands of Illinois (Kershner et al.
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