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We had considered vesper sparrow as a species somewhat intermediate between solitary foragers and largely-flocking species (Panjabi et al., 2010).
Researchers at the Colorado Bird Observatory near Denver, meanwhile, have demonstrated that shortgrass prairie birds also require a mix of habitats: mountain plovers nest on bare ground; horned larks and McCown's longspurs are associated with sparse grass in heavily grazed areas; vesper sparrows like dense grass but height does not matter; western meadowlarks prefer both tall forbs and tall dense grass; and Cassin's sparrows and lark buntings are found in shrubby areas.
1903-22 1965-87 Species (20) (23) Difference Killdeer 3-01 (20) 2-21 (21) -8 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 3-26 (20) 3-29 (21) +3 Eastern Phoebe 3-17 (18) 3-22 (22) +5 Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3-28 (20) 4-07 (22) +10 Eastern Bluebird 2-23 (17) 2-24 (22) +1 Hermit Thrush 3-31 (18) 4-08 (21) +8 Brown Thrasher 3-27 (19) 3-25 (22) -2 Eastern Towhee 3-11 (20) 3-14 (22) +3 Chipping Sparrow 3-23 (20) 4-04 (20) +12 Field Sparrow 3-22 (20) 3-17 (22) -5 Vesper Sparrow 3-28 (19) 4-03 (20) +6 Fox Sparrow 3-01 (20) 3-11 (21) +10 Swamp Sparrow 3-19 (20) 3-22 (20) +3 Red-winged Blackbird 3-06 (19) 2-20 (22) -14 Eastern Meadowlark 2-26 (20) 2-13 (17) -13 Rusty Blackbird 3-08 (19) 3-02 (16) -6 Brown-headed Cowbird 3-11 (19) 3-11 (21) +0 Table 2.
While precolonial New York favored woodland birds, clearing for agriculture favored Eastern bluebirds, the Eastern meadowlark, vesper sparrow and indigo bunting.
Among them are the eastern meadowlark, short-eared owl, vesper sparrow, brown thrasher, grasshopper sparrow, and others.
Truesdell, admiring a hand-carved vesper sparrow he was given in appreciation of his efforts, may not have been listening.
Less common grassland species, from most to least common, were sedge wren (Cistothorus platensis), upland sandpiper (Bartramia longicauda), dickcissel (Spiza americana), horned lark (Eremophila alpestris), vesper sparrow (Pooecetes gramineus) and western meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta).
Of the 301 nests, only red-winged blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus), dickcissel, grasshopper sparrow, ring-necked pheasant and vesper sparrow (Pooecetes gramineus) nests ([greater than or equal to] 10 active nests/species) were used in calculating species-specific daily nest survival rates by using the Mayfield (1975) method and the analysis program MICROMORT (Heisey and [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 1 OMITTED] Fuller, 1985).
We grouped territory densities of the four species that regularly sing flight-songs (upland sandpiper, horned lark, bobolink, eastern meadowlark) and densities of the three species that are sedentary singers (vesper sparrow, grasshopper sparrow, savannah sparrow).
We conducted an experimental WNV challenge study in vesper sparrows (Pooecetes gramineus), a species common to sagebrush and grassland habitats found throughout much of North America.