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Arboreal avians (was Re: Testing for arboreality)
In a message dated 6/2/2000 1:50:10 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> Can anyone give me an
> example of an extant "arboreal" avian?
Who said arboreal animals can't spend any time on the ground at all? Even
sloths come down to defecate, after all.
There are many types of birds that spend very little, if any, time on the
ground: North American examples include chickadees, kinglets, bushtits, most
wood warblers, tyrant flycatchers, etc., etc.