midterm 3

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    American Oystercatcher

    Charadriiformes - Haematopididae
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    American Avocet

    Charadriiformes - Recurvirostridae
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    Black-necked Stilt

    Charadriiformes - Recurvirostridae
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    Piping Plover

    Charadriiformes - Charadriidae
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    Semipalmated Plover

    Charadriiformes - Charadriidae
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    Killdeer

    Charadriiformes - Charadriidae

    Broken-wing nest defense behavior
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    Least Sandpiper

    Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae
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    Semipalmated Sandpiper

    Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae
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    Red Knot

    Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae

    Endless summer
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    Spotted Sandpiper

    Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae
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    Lesser Yellowlegs

    Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae
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    Greater Yellowlegs

    Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae
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    Willet

    Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae

    - Tidal marshes
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    Herring Gull

    Charadriiformes - Larida

    • -palmate feet
    • -colonial nesters
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    Ring-billed gull

    Charadriiformes - Laridae

    -common inland
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    Laughing Gull

    Charadriiformes - Laridae

    -bill held forward in flight
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    Least Tern

    Charadriiformes - Sternidae
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    Common Tern

    Charadriiformes - Sternidae
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    Caspian Tern

    Charadriiformes - Sternidae
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    Black Skimmer

    Charadriiformes - Rynchopidae

    • -mandible is longer than maxilla; used to drag water for surface-dwelling fish
    • -beach nester
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    Rock Pigeon

    Columbiformes - Columbidae

    - cliff-nesting habit
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    Mourning Dove

    Columbiformes - Columbidae

    -name refers to call
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    Yellow-billed Cuckoo

    • - yellow orbital ring around eye
    • - woodlands
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    Barn owl

    Strigiformes - Tytonidae

    • - heart shaped face
    • - pectinate middle claw
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    Eastern Screech Owl

    Strigiformes - Strigidae

    • -small and stocky
    • -broad ecological niche
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    Barred Owl

    Strigiformes - Strigidae
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    Great Horned Owl

    Strigiformes - Strigidae

    • -large
    • -prey very large (rabbit - duck size)
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    Snowy Owl

    Strigiformes - Strigidae
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    Ruby-throated Hummingbird

    Apodiformes - Trochilidae

    • - Westen Hemisphere only
    • - Trete bills, long extensive tongue
    • - nectivours
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    Mousebirds

    Coliiformes - Coliidae

    • - Africa
    • - toes reversible (can move all 4 toes backwards and forwards)
    • - climb around branches like mice
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    Belted Kingfisher

    Coraciiformes - Alcedinidae

    • - everywhere but antarctica
    • - syndactyle feet (outer and middle toes partially joined)
    • - plunge dive for fish
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midterm 3
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2010-04-06 01:00:19
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