Data about <i>Chaetura vauxi</i>
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Life History and Behavior
||Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology|
|1.21 pg||Wright et al, 2014|
Glossary for Chaetura vauxi
- animal habitation
- The dwelling of an animal or group of similar animals.
- body mass
- The amount of matter in the body of an organism.
- A high, steep, or overhanging face of rock.
- clutch/brood/litter size
- Single birth offspring quantity. The proportion or number of offspring produced from a single pregnancy (mammals) or ovulation (fish) or nesting (birds).
- The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
- conservation status
- A deep fissure in snow or ice.
- This taxon is still in existence, as opposed to extinct.
- extinction status
- Indicates whether a taxon is extant (living today) or extinct.
- An area with a high density of trees. A small forest may be called a wood.
- Grams. A mass unit which is equal to one thousandth of a kilogram or 10^[-3] kg.
- genome size
- The amount of DNA (or RNA) in one copy of a genome.
- growth rate
- The rate of increase in the size of an organism per unit time.
- A category or description of the habitat in which the Event occurred.
- least concern
- A taxon is Least Concern when it has been evaluated against the criteria and does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered, Vulnerable or Near Threatened. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.
- A sedimentary rock composed largely of the mineral calcite.
- litters per year
- Number of litters per female per year
- A mountain rising from the ocean seafloor that does not reach to the water's surface (sea level), and thus is not an island. Typically formed from volcanoes that rise abruptly and are usually found rising from a seafloor of 1,000 - 4,000 meters depth. Independent features that rise to at least 1,000 meters above the seafloor.
- A landform that extends above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. A mountain is generally steeper than a hill, but there is no universally accepted standard definition for the height of a mountain or a hill although a mountain usually has an identifiable summit and a local relief of more than 300m.
- national forest
- A protected forest or woodland area in the United States. National forests are controlled by the federal government and managed by the United States Forest Service, under the direction of the United States Department of Agriculture.
- nest of bird
- A bird nest is the spot in which a bird lays and incubates its eggs and raises its young.
- onset of fertility
- The age at which an organism develops the ability to produce live offspring.
- A body of land jutting out into and nearly surrounded by water.
- per day
- A frequency rate of occurrences of something within a period of time equal to twenty-four hours.
- per year
- A frequency rate of occurrences of something within a period of time equal to three hundred sixty-five days.
- picogram. A mass unit which is equal to 10^[-12] g
- An elevated and comparatively level expanse of land.
- population trend
- prenatal development duration
- The duration of the development from fertilized, deposited or implanted egg to hatching/birth. Corresponds to egg incubation duration in oviparous animals and to gestation period duration in viviparous animals.
- Area covered with low-growing or stunted perennial vegetation and usually not mixed with trees.
- Linear body of water flowing on the Earth's surface.
- terrestrial biome
- A biome that applies to the terrestrial realm.
- terrestrial habitat
- A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
- A physical quality inhering in a bearer that has mass near a gravitational body.
- A cylindrical hole, pit, or tunnel drilled or dug down to a depth from which water, oil, or gas can be pumped or brought to the surface.
- Land having a cover of trees, shrubs, or both.
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