We used genetic data from song sparrows
collected around the ring and developed ecological niche models based on documented occurrences to determine the pattern of geographic variation of song sparrow
To feign an intruder, they perched a stuffed song sparrow
in a bush or tree and played the recorded song.
Meadowlark 46 (n=13) 64 (n=11) Bobolink 25 (n=4) 75 (n=4) Song Sparrow
50 (n=2) 63 (n=8) Mallard -- -- Field Sparrow 33 (n=3) 60 (n=5) Common Yellowthroat -- -- American Woodcock 100 (n=2) -- Wild Turkey -- 0 (n=1) Henslow's Sparrow 100 (n=1) -- Shrub or Above Ground Nester Robin 67 (n=3) 67 (n=3) Red-wing BB 38 (n=16) 27 (n=22) Brown Thrasher 0 (n=1) 100 (n=1) Willow Flycatcher - 0 (n=2) Yellow Warbler - 0 (n=2) American Goldfinch 100 (n=1 -- Northern Mockingbird 100 (n=2) -- Mourning Dove -- 0 (n=1) Species 2010 2011 Average Ground or Near Ground Nester Grasshopper Sp.
In a final chapter on "the claim of the sparrow," he suggests that extending some recognition to sentient beings as such may be called for to support our recognition of one another: "Listening to the song of the song sparrow
as a song, not a 'song' that is an arrangement of sounds produced by a system, may in fact help us listen to our own song.
There was a higher proportion of Amaranthus seeds in dark-eyed junco availability samples than in those of the other species, and a higher proportion in white-throated sparrow samples than in northern cardinal or song sparrow
Since a large fraction of song sparrow
pairs on Mandarte Island (43%) are not paired for life, an analysis of the effects of all three parameters on LRS is not possible.
Those people back on Fair Isle, they've got such hospitality, they even sent out an invitation to that song sparrow
and had it over and kept it happy until the ship arrived, just to please us.
Species targeted during the passive observation period included: marsh wren, yellow warbler, common yellowthroat, song sparrow
, swamp sparrow, and red-winged blackbird.
We found that local bird species most frequently infested by ticks include the low-foraging grouse, turkey, chickadee, house wren, gray catbird, brown thrasher, robin, wood thrush, hermit thrush, Swainson's thrush, veery, yellow warbler, ovenbird, northern waterthrush, Connecticut warbler, mourning warbler, common yellowthroat, goldfinch, rufous-sided towhee, field sparrow, white-throated sparrow, swamp sparrow and song sparrow
Sparrow Splits: A Song Sparrow
(Melospiza melodia) out and about on a snowy day; Gallipolis, Ohio
Abundance of breeding birds in 2007 was highest in the Red-winged Blackbird, Song Sparrow
(Melospiza melodia), and Gray Catbird (Appendix 2).
Thanks to the miracle of modern electronics, tags weighed only about 4 percent of the weight of a song sparrow
Among the first songbirds to announce the approach of spring, the song sparrow
is our best known native sparrow.
Their data were collected from the Song Sparrow
population on Mandarte Island, British Columbia, Canada, which has been monitored almost continually since 1975.
The role of song phonology and syntax in vocal learning preference in the song sparrow