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A new barn owl (Aves: Strigidae) from the early Miocene of Germany, with comments on the fossil history of the Tytoninae
A previously unknown, very large barn owl,Basityto rummeli is described from the early Miocene of Grafenmühle 21 in Bavaria, Germany. This raises the number of tytonine genera known from the earlyExpand
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The authorship and type locality of Melanocorypha leucoptera (Aves: Alaudidae).
The White-winged Lark is a monotypic bird species of Middle Asian steppes (Vaurie 1959; Alstrom et al. 2004; see Cowan 2006, 2007 for the term 'Middle Asia'). It was called Alauda (or Melanocorypha )Expand
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Coping with nest predation risk in a species-rich bird community inhabiting a Siberian wetland
Abstract. Birds protect their nests against predators in various ways. In addition to active defence, they can hide their nests or use the protection of other species breeding nearby that activelyExpand
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The dating of the ornithological section of Middendorff's Reise in den äussersten Norden und Osten Sibiriens, with comments on the nomenclature of Pallas's Bunting Emberiza pallasi Cabanis (Aves:
Middendorff's work on the Säugethiere, Vögel und Amphibien, published as part 2 of volume 2 of his Reise in den äussersten Norden und Osten Sibiriens, was variably dated from 1851, 1852 or 1853. IExpand
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