Sparrows are seed eaters, but they also consume small insects. Motacillidae is a family of small passerine birds with medium to long tails which includes the wagtails, longclaws, and pipits. They are slender ground-feeding insectivores of open country. Finches are seed-eating passerine birds that are small to moderately large and have a strong beak, usually conical and in some species very large. All have twelve tail feathers and nine primaries.
These birds have a bouncing flight with alternating bouts of flapping and gliding on closed wings, and most sing well. The Calcariidae are a group of passerine birds that were traditionally grouped with the New World sparrows, but differ in a number of respects and are usually found in open grassy areas. Until , these species were considered part of the family Emberizidae.
Most of the species are known as sparrows, but these birds are not closely related to the Old World sparrows which are in the family Passeridae. Many of these have distinctive head patterns. Twenty-two species have been recorded in Yellowstone. This species was historically placed in the wood-warblers Parulidae but nonetheless most authorities were unsure if it belonged there. It was placed in its own family in The icterids are a group of small to medium-sized, often colorful passerine birds restricted to the New World and include the grackles, New World blackbirds and New World orioles.
Most species have black as a predominant plumage color, often enlivened by yellow, orange, or red. Nine species have been recorded in Yellowstone. The wood warblers are a group of small often colorful passerine birds restricted to the New World. Most are arboreal, but some like the ovenbird and the two waterthrushes , are more terrestrial. Most members of this family are insectivores. The cardinals are a family of robust, seed-eating birds with strong bills.
They are typically associated with open woodland. The sexes usually have distinct plumages. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. National Park Service. April Retrieved January 9, Cornell Lab of Ornithology. January 10, Retrieved January 10, Check-list of North American Birds. American Ornithologists' Union, Washington, D.
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Broad-tailed hummingbird. Black-bellied plover. White-rumped sandpiper. Semipalmated sandpiper. Short-billed dowitcher. Black-legged kittiwake. Double-crested cormorant.
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American white pelican. Black-crowned night-heron. Rough-legged hawk. Western screech-owl. Northern pygmy-owl. Williamson's sapsucker. American three-toed woodpecker. Black-backed woodpecker. Crested caracara. Ash-throated flycatcher. Scissor-tailed flycatcher. Eaton's thistle Cirsium eatonii. Meadow thistle Cirsium scariosum. Wavy-leaf thistle Cirsium undulatum. Bull thistle Cirsium vulgare. Lanceleaf springbeauty Claytonia lanceolata. Sugarbowls Clematis hirsutissima. Western white clematis Clematis ligusticifolia.
Rocky mountain bee-plant Cleome serrulata. Small-flower blue-eyed mary Collinsia parviflora. Tiny trumpet Collomia linearis. Bastard toadflax Comandra umbellata.
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Field bindweed Convolvulus arvensis. Golden smoke Corydalis aurea. Meadow hawksbeard Crepis runcinata. Shrubby cinquefoil Dasiphora fruticosa. Tower larkspur Delphinium glaucum. Nuttall's larkspur Delphinium nuttallianum. Mountain tansy mustard Descurainia incana. Western tansy mustard Descurainia pinnata. Deptford pink Dianthus armeria. Darkthroat shootingstar Dodecatheon pulchellum. Golden draba Draba aurea. American dragonhead Dracocephalum parviflorum.
White mountain avens Dryas octopetala. Sticky cinquefoil Drymocallis glandulosa. Sierran woodbeauty Drymocallis lactea. Cliff woodbeauty Drymocallis pseudorupestris.
Alpine willowherb Epilobium anagallidifolium. Tall annual willowherb Epilobium brachycarpum. California fucshia Epilobium canum.
Fringed willowherb Epilobium ciliatum. Hornemann's willowherb Epilobium hornemannii. Stream orchid Epipactis gigantea. Ball-head sandwort Eremogone congesta. Whitestem goldenbush Ericameria discoidea. Rubber rabbitbrush Ericameria nauseosa. Canadian horseweed Erigeron canadensis. Dwarf mountain fleabane Erigeron compositus. Spreading fleabane Erigeron divergens. Eaton's daisy Erigeron eatonii. Beautiful fleabane Erigeron formosissimus.
Smooth fleabane Erigeron glabellus. Rocky mountain alpine fleabane Erigeron grandiflorus. Shortray fleabane Erigeron lonchophyllus. Subalpine fleabane Erigeron peregrinus. Showy daisy Erigeron speciosus. Bear river fleabane Erigeron ursinus. Nodding buckwheat Eriogonum cernuum. Cushion buckwheat Eriogonum ovalifolium. Sulphurflower buckwheat Eriogonum umbellatum. Woolly sunflower Eriophyllum lanatum. Filaree Erodium cicutarium. Smallflower wallflower Erysimum inconspicuum.
Engelmann's aster Eucephalus engelmannii. Leafy spurge Euphorbia esula. Thyme-leaf sandmat Euphorbia serpyllifolia. Western showy aster Eurybia conspicua. Thick stemmed aster Eurybia integrifolia. Virginia strawberry Fragaria virginiana. Monument plant Frasera speciosa. Spotted mountain bells Fritillaria atropurpurea. Common blanketflower Gaillardia aristata. Northern bedstraw Galium boreale.
Pleated gentian Gentiana affinis. Northern gentian Gentianella amarella. Richardson's geranium Geranium richardsonii. Sticky purple geranium Geranium viscosissimum. Large-leaf avens Geum macrophyllum. Alpine avens Geum rossii. American licorice Glycyrrhiza lepidota. Green-leaf rattlesnake-plantain Goodyera oblongifolia.
Spiny hopsage Grayia spinosa. Curly cup gumweed Grindelia squarrosa. False forget-me-not Hackelia floribunda. Common sunflower Helianthus annuus. Nuttall's sunflower Helianthus nuttallii. Showy goldeneye Heliomeris multiflora. Cow parsnip Heracleum maximum. Dwarf hesperochiron Hesperochiron pumilus.
Golden aster Heterotheca villosa. Little-leaf alumroot Heuchera parvifolia. White hawkweed Hieracium albiflorum. Scouler's hawkweed Hieracium scouleri. Slender hawkweed Hieracium triste. Ballhead waterleaf Hydrophyllum capitatum. Western st john's wort Hypericum scouleri. Streambank globemallow Iliamna rivularis. Skyrocket Ipomopsis aggregata.
Rocky mountain iris Iris missouriensis. Gordon's mousetail Ivesia gordonii. Prickly lettuce Lactuca serriola. Trapper's tea Ledum glandulosum. Virginia pepperweed Lepidium virginicum. Fern leaf biscuitroot Ligusticum filicinum. Granite prickly phlox Linanthus pungens. Dalmatian toadflax Linaria dalmatica. Common toadflax Linaria vulgaris. Blue flax Linum lewisii. Slender woodland-star Lithophragma tenellum.
Fringed gromwell Lithospermum incisum. Fernleaf biscuitroot Lomatium dissectum. Black twinberry Lonicera involucrata. Silvery lupine Lupinus argenteus. Dwarf lupine Lupinus lepidus. Largeleaf lupine Lupinus polyphyllus. Silky lupine Lupinus sericeus. Full view. SAL3 off-campus storage. E8 Available.
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More options. Find it at other libraries via WorldCat Limited preview. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references p. Contents Preface Acknowledgments Introduction: I. Area covered; II. Physiography; III. Climate; IV. Vegetation: Shrub steppe and grassland communities: saltbush; sagebrush; grassland; Forest and woodland communities: foothill transition; Douglas fir; lodgepole pine; spruce-fir and whitebark pine; Engelmann spruce-limber pine; white spruce; blue spruce; aspen; Alpine tundra communities: meadow-turf; fellfield-felsenmeer; talus-scree; wet meadow-bog; Meadowland communities of forest openings: subalpine meadow; montane meadow-sagebrush-grassland; rocky ridge top; Cliff communities; Wetland communities: wet meadows, bogs, fens, marshes, and shores; spruce swamps; riparian habitats; ephemeral seepages and drying ponds; Aquatic communities; Thermal communities; V.
Phytogeography: Floristic, geographic elements; Range limits; VI. History of botanical exploration and collecting: first collectors; government expeditions; a mix of collectors; Idaho; Montana; Wyoming; Yellowstone National Park; specialist collectors; IX.