Delichon urbica

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Synonyms for Delichon urbica

common small European martin that builds nests under the eaves of houses

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That positive pool was obtained from the center of the village of Viladecans, where different common migratory and sedentary birds such as Passer domesticus, Hirundo rustica, or Delichon urbica feed and nest.
Increase in heat shock protein from blood cells in response of nestling house martins Delichon Urbica to parasitism: an experimental approach.
THE birds Latin name Delichon Urbica nest almost exclusively on buildings, in mud nests constructed under eaves.
atricapilla), house martin (Delichon urbica) and sand martin (Riparia riparia).
In the House Martin, Delichon urbica, no significant brood reduction occurred after infestation of first broods with the house martin bug, Oeciacus hirundinis, as compared to u ninfested broods, but significant brood reduction took place in infested second broods (de Lope et al.
hirundinis), will occasionally infect nests of European barn swallows, but this parasite specializes on infecting the nests of sand martins (Riparia riparia) and house martins (Delichon urbica) (Rothschild & Clay 1957; Usinger 1966; Orszagh 1990; Christe et al.
In a non-experimental study, Bryant (1979) also demonstrated significant reproductive costs in House Martins (Delichon urbica): double-brood females survived at only half the rate of single-brooded females.
Hirundo rustica - - - +(-) - Riparia riparia - - - - + Delichon urbica + + - - + Corvus corvax + - +(-) - - C.