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  • noun Plural form of icterid.


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  • Between the poor position of the sun, my crappy binoculars and my inability to ID icterids, I don't know what kind of blackbirds they were.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Not only are all the regular sparrows, finches, and icterids hitting the seed hard but rare visitors like

    10,000 Birds

  • By looking at recently diverged taxa among North American passerine clades (including grackles, tits, parulids, thrashers and icterids), Klicka & Zink (1997) found that genetic divergence rates actually indicated splits rather older than they’d need to be to satisfy the LPO model: on average, the data suggested Late Pliocene divergence times occurring at about 2.5 million years ago.

    Archive 2006-03-01


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