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2011-10-07 13:36:37

A new University of Guelph study shows that gray jays hoping to survive and reproduce through Canada´s harsh winters need to be able to store food in the right kinds of trees. The study appears in Oecologia and was co-authored by Prof. Ryan Norris, Department of Integrative Biology; Brian Kielstra, an undergraduate student in the Department of Geography; and Dan Strickland, retired chief naturalist of Algonquin Park in Ontario. Unlike most birds that migrate for winter, gray jays...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.