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We analyzed daily nest survival (DSR) of four species with the largest sample sizes of nests over our 2 y study period: mourning dove, yellow-billed cuckoo, brown thrasher, and northern mockingbird (nests of other species were far less common and were determined to be unusable for inferential statistical analysis).
Damn you, trashie," Harry shot at the brown thrasher and laughed at the absurdity of his action and the words describing it.
For those species with more than five nests, grasshopper sparrows, eastern meadowlarks, bobolinks (Dolichanyxaryzivarus) and song sparrows had the greatest overall nest success, while red-winged blackbirds, brown thrashers (Toxostoma rufum), and willow flycatchers had the least (Table 1).
For the Yellow Warbler and Brown Thrasher, we found equal proportions of depredated nests for those containing eggs and those with nestlings.
Brown thrasher nest reuse: a time saving resource, protection from search-strategy predators, or cues for nest-site selection.
Beyond that, in the disturbed area we would expect to see an increase in shrub land birds, like the chestnut-sided warbler, prairie warbler, brown thrasher, Eastern towhee - all species that benefit from the new forest growth.
Kroodsma recounts the example of a brown thrasher that in a 2-hour period sang 1,800 different songs.
tested Anseriformes Canada Goose 253 Wood Duck 120 3 additional species 35 Columbiformes Mourning Dove 11 Rock Dove (b) 20 Galliformes Chukar (b) 22 Domestic Chicken (b) 63 2 additional species 16 Passeriformes Cedar Waxwing 5 Blue Grosbeak 2 Indigo Bunting 28 Northern Cardinal 129 American Crow 157 Red-winged Blackbird 39 Brown Thrasher 19 Gray Catbird 72 Ovenbird 32 House Sparrow 185 American Robin 79 Swainson's Thrush 32 45 additional species 422 Strigiformes Great Horned Owl (b) 9 2 additional species 3 Other (5 orders) 10 species 31 Total (10 orders) 81 species 1784 Order Common name No.
Originally published in 1978 in Twayne's United States Authors Series and now reissued as one of the University of Georgia Press's Brown Thrasher Books, dedicated to Georgia history and culture, Joel Chandler Harris confirms Harris's considerable impact on American literary and popular culture.
brown thrasher (Toxostoma rufum), field sparrow and indigo bunting (Passerina cyanea), may be declining at higher rates than other grassland-associated birds (Saner et al.
I chose to focus on American robin (Turdus migratorius), brown thrasher (Toxostoma rufum) and loggerhead shrike (Lanius ludovicianus) because they were abundant and because their nests were relatively accessible.
We see birds through his appreciative eyes: the remarkable stillness of an owl, the sweeping drama of a flock of swallows, the collective spirit of brown thrashers.