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Yellow-bellied Marmot
2006-12-13 14:44:49

The yellow-bellied Marmot (Marmota flaviventris), also known as the "Rock Chuck", is a ground squirrel in the marmot genus. It lives in the mountains of the western United States and Canada, including the Rocky Mountains and the Sierra Nevada. It inhabits sub alpine and alpine regions. They typically live above 6,561 feet (2000 m) of elevation. Yellow-bellied Marmots usually weigh between 5...

Black-faced Bunting
2006-11-11 17:31:52

The Black-faced Bunting, Emberiza spodocephala, is a bird in the bunting family Emberizidae. It breeds in southern Siberia across to northern China and northern Japan. It is migratory, wintering in northeast India, southern China and northern southeast Asia. It winters close to water in agricultural or other open bushy habitats. This bird is about 6.3 inches long. The male has a dark gray...

Yellow-breasted Bunting
2006-11-11 17:28:41

The Yellow-breasted Bunting, Emberiza aureola, is a passerine bird in the bunting family Emberizidae. It breeds in northeast Europe and across northern Asia. It is migratory, wintering in southeast Asia, India, and southern China. It is a rare but regular wanderer to western Europe. This bird is similar in size to a Reed Bunting, but longer billed. The male has bright yellow under parts with...

Yellowhammer
2006-11-11 17:06:30

The Yellowhammer, Emberiza citrinella, is a passerine bird in the bunting family Emberizidae. It breeds across Europe and much of Asia. It is also common in New Zealand where it was introduced in 1862. Most European and Asian birds are resident, but some northern birds will migrate further south. In winter they gather together to form small flocks. The Yellowhammer is 6.1 to 6.7 inches long....

Yellow-shouldered Blackbird
2006-11-06 12:49:14

The Yellow-shouldered Blackbird, Agelaius xanthomus, is a diurnal blackbird prevalent to the archipelago of Puerto Rico and one of the eleven species belonging to the Agelaius genus of the Icteridae family. As a result of forest loss due to sugar cane farming and housing development, this bird is now limited to only three areas of Puerto Rico: Mona Island and Monito Island, the Roosevelt Roads...

Yellow-billed Cardinal
2006-10-20 12:21:40

The Yellow-billed Cardinal, Paroaria capitata, is a bird found in Brazil, Paraguay and northern Argentina. It breeds in moist shrubland.

Yellow-crested Cockatoo
2006-10-19 13:09:29

The Yellow-crested Cockatoo, Cacatua sulphurea, is a medium-sized cockatoo inhabitant to wooded and cultivated areas of Timor-Leste and Indonesia's islands of Bali, Timor, Sulawesi and Lesser Sunda Islands. There is also a feral population of these birds in Hong Kong. The large group has apparently developed from a number of caged birds that have been released into the wild over many years....

Yellow-legged Tinamou
2006-09-15 04:57:07

The Yellow-legged Tinamou, Crypturellus noctivagus is a species of bird native to Brazil.

Yellow-footed Green Pigeon
2006-09-11 13:24:12

The Yellow-footed Green Pigeon, Treron phoenicoptera, is a common species of Green Pigeon found in South Asia. It feeds on the fruits of a large variety of fruit trees including a number of species of Ficus. They forage in flocks. In the early morning can be often seen sunning on the tops of trees in dense forest areas.

Yellow-billed Stork
2006-08-21 10:22:43

The Yellow-billed Stork (Mycteria ibis) is a large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae. The Yellow-billed Stork is one of the species to which the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) applies.

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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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