family Corvidae


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It is therefore likely that the attenuated phenotype of FIN is a result of this threonine amino acid at NS3-249, a mutation that could be relevant for at least 3 different species of birds in the family Corvidae.
When presented the opportunity, members of the family Corvidae prey on winter ticks on a variety of ungulates, including moose (Addison et al.
Reports of filial cannibalism exist for the family Corvidae (Richter 1965, Balda and Bateman 1976).
Among these species, corvids may be of particular interest because several species of the family Corvidae have experimentally been shown to be highly competent for WNV transmission (2,3).
Several species within the family Corvidae possess the ability to accurately recover cached food items through spatial memory (Balda and Kamil 1989, Heinrich and Pepper 1998).
Monitoring and surveillance of West Nile virus (WNV) prevalence increasingly depends on the early detection of WNV infection in crows, blue jays, and other members of the avian family Corvidae on the basis of reports of dead birds.
We evaluated cloacal swab, vascular pulp of flight feather, and kidney and spleen pool samples from carcasses of members of the family Corvidae as sources of West Nile virus (WNV).
1) Pertaining to the family Corvidae, including crows, jays and magpies.