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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Estrildidae.

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  • Researchers recently set out to examine the physiological impacts of mate choice for the Gouldian finch Erythrura gouldiae by paring females with crappy boyfriends... and the results are rather astonishing.

    Carin Bondar: Is Your Crappy Boyfriend Stressing You Out? You Are Not Alone...

  • The grasslands and savanna woodlands support a very rich and abundant assemblage of granivorous birds, including the endangered gouldian finch (Erythrura gouldiae).

    Victoria Plains tropical savanna

  • Endangered species present include the palm (Ptychosperma macarthuri - listed as CR under former name P. bleeseri), the gouldian finch (Erythrura gouldiae EN), and the golden bandicoot (Isoodon auratus VU).

    Arnhem Land tropical savanna

  • This ecoregion continues to harbour good populations of many species which have declined or been lost from their range elsewhere, including the endangered gouldian finch (Erythrura gouldiae).

    Kimberly tropical savanna

  • Calornis among Starlings, and Erythrura among Finches, are all found in the Moluccas as well as in Borneo and Java — but not a single species belonging to any one of them is found in Celebes.

    The Malay Archipelago

  • Flycatchers, Calornis among Starlings, and Erythrura among Finches, are all found in the Moluccas as well as in Borneo and Java -- but not a single species belonging to any one of them is found in Celebes.

    The Malay Archipelago, the land of the orang-utan and the bird of paradise; a narrative of travel, with studies of man and nature — Volume 1

  • Australia, studied the behavior of Gouldian finches (Erythrura gouldiae) in the wild and in captivity to try and find out why females are so willing to be unfaithful to their mates even though if discovered with another male the partner is likely to abandon or reduce his half of the care of the offspring.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • University of New South Wales biologists made the discovery following experiments with stunningly colourful Gouldian finches (Erythrura gouldiae).

    Mongabay.com News

  • The Vanuatu scrubfowl (Megapodius layardi), Santa Cruz ground-dove (Gallicolumba sanctaecrucis), Vanuatu imperial-pigeon (Ducula bakeri), chestnut-bellied kingfisher (Todirhampus farquhari), royal parrotfinch (Erythrura regia), and Santo Mountain starling (Aplonis santovestris) are all considered vulnerable.

    Vanuatu rain forests

  • Estrildidae File: Gouldian Finch (Erythrura gouldiae). jpg | [[Gouldian ... ')

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