dark-eyed junco

NOUN
  1. common North American junco having grey plumage and eyes with dark brown irises
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  • From the seed feeders on the deck come the euphonious calls of chickadees, the bell-like trill of the dark-eyed juncos, the down-slurred whistle of the titmice, the “ank-ank” of the nuthatches, the “zree” of the house finches, and the coo of doves; from the nectar feeders and flowers, the whirr of hummingbird wings. Birdology
  • On days with fresh snowfall, GC concentrations were higher in dark-eyed juncos than on days without fresh snow and fat reserves increased after these snows.
  • Similarly, in male and female dark-eyed juncos, dominance was related to prior residency.
  • Most Dark-eyed Juncos are migratory, following the food supply south, but many will winter over, given an adequate food supply.
  • Response to the predator model was compared to a control model of the largely granivorous bird, the dark-eyed junco, which represents no predation threat.
  • We studied a captive population of dark-eyed juncos in a simulated intruder situation.
  • Dominant dark-eyed juncos also obtained more food than subordinate juncos when food was clumped and the same amount of food when food was dispersed.
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