Data about <i>Menura alberti</i>
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Life History and Behavior
||Female Passerine Singing Behavior from Odom et al. 2013|
||Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology|
Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems
Glossary for Menura alberti
- animal habitation
- The dwelling of an animal or group of similar animals.
- anthropogenic habitat
- A habitat that is in or on an environmental feature or material derived from human activity.
- Naturally formed, subterranean open area or chamber.
- Incorporated populated place.
- A high, steep, or overhanging face of rock.
- The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
- conservation status
- 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.
- A category or description of the habitat in which the Event occurred.
- Large river biome
- A rounded elevated area.
- mountain range
- A series of connected and aligned mountains or mountain ridges.
- national park
- A reserve of land, usually, but not always declared and owned by a national government, protected from most human development and pollution. National parks are a protected area of IUCN category II.
- near threatened
- A taxon is Near Threatened when it has been evaluated against the criteria but does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered or Vulnerable now, but is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.
- An intentional planting of a crop, on a large scale, usually for uses other than cereal production or pasture. The term is currently most often used for plantings of trees and shrubs. The term tends also to be used for plantings maintained on economic bases other than that of subsistence farming.
- An elevated and comparatively level expanse of land.
- Population trend
- A mass of the mineral material of the crust of the Earth.
- Area covered with low-growing or stunted perennial vegetation and usually not mixed with trees.
- The part of an elevation or depression between the relatively flat surrounding area and the peak of a mount or the bottom of a depression.
- Any material within 2 m from the Earth's surface that is in contact with the atmosphere, with the exclusion of living organisms, areas with continuous ice not covered by other material, and water bodies deeper than 2 m.
- song present
- 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.
- undersea feature
- A depression caused by erosion by water or ice. Low-lying land bordered by higher ground; especially elongate, relatively large gently sloping depressions of the Earth's surface, commonly situated between two mountains or between ranges of hills or mountains, and often containing a stream with an outlet.
- Vocalization behavior
- A flowing body of water.
- A sudden descent of water over a step or ledge in the bed of a river.
- Land having a cover of trees, shrubs, or both.
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