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    Their bright colors, readiness to nest in boxes, and close proximity make them a prime choice for study. This exact bluebird population has been previously tested to have a low parasitic prevalence, ruling out the parasite hypothesis (Carleton, Mertins, & Yabsley, 2012). Both parents equally engage in protection and feeding, so both sexes have equal chance to remove fecal sacs on feeding trips. I have hypothesized that the female hormones that influence brooding and parental behaviors (prolactin), in which males do not have as high of levels at the onset of hatch, could influence females to remove fecal sacs and feed their young more. To test this, not only will I use females as one set of controls to compare to non-hormone implanted males but also to compare to males with increased levels of prolactin. These males will be given similar quantities to females…

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    the cultural, economic and social ambience of his home city in Los Angeles. A violent father, who at the time was out of work frequently during the great depression and often took his anger and pain out on his son, beating him regularly, up until his teenage years, marred Bukowski’s childhood. The poet became reliant on alcohol at a young age and soon become a rather spiritless, underachiever as a way to rebel against not only his father, but the society that his father desired him to be a…

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    It is 1983 and Chris Wiggs is tired of his daughter Joanna carrying around these massive barbie dolls. He decided to no longer put up with it and create a smaller version of a doll instead. polly pockets they were named, mostly because of the fact that they were so small they could fit into your pocket. When he first designed these toys he had no idea they would be majorly popular for over 10 years, have many variations and eventually end in discontinuation. Bluebird Toys were the first to…

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    Bluebird I slept too much when the rain came down Hard to deny that forgetting drowse And when I sleep, all I hear is your voice Why was I chosen when you weren’t given a choice? I will love you Bluebird In the dark after the sun falls down And I will love you Bluebird In the light when the stars all drown And I will love you Bluebird Every hour of every single day And I will love you Bluebird Till we all fade away It’s too cold even when I’m in my warmest clothing Hard to deny the feeling of…

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    Bluebirds and Cardinals are perhaps the prettiest wild bird you will see outside your kitchen window. They have remarkable colors and many people have them as pets. Both Bluebirds and Cardinals are found in the same areas, in the northeastern and southeastern states. They are also located in the central region as well. Bluebirds are found in Mexico also. Cardinals are known to be red and Bluebirds are blue in color. The male bluebirds are a little bit different than the females. The females are…

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    The typical breeding season of Eastern Bluebirds typically begins when they lay their first egg around the beginning of April and their last egg towards the final days of that month (Hall, 2013). The nestlings will not start fledging until early May, although there is variation until early September. We understand from researching the process of fecal sac removal that the fecal sacs will most likely not be removed until the first few weeks after hatching. The longer days of late spring and early…

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    Throughout “The Sleeping Beauty - Bluebird and Princess Florine pas de duex”, the movements displayed are quite elegant and flowy. Within the piece the movements are complimented by the dancer’s intentions making each turn and leap into something greater and remembered. For example, the pique turns done by Princess Florine when she enters brings the elegance of her character and shows her pride through the movements which leaves an everlasting impression on the audience. Another example is the…

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    The Girl by the Roadside is a 1917 Bluebird Photoplay crime drama presented by seasoned veterans of the film industry, including director, Theodore Marston, a former theater actor, who transitioned to film and directed several crime dramas, including 1918’s Beyond the Law, and one of Universal’s most popular actresses, Violet Mersereau, whose career spanned eighteen years from 1908-1926. The Girl by the Roadside functions as a cultural mediator, processing and addressing the complex social…

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    Investigating the Effects of Environmental Differences in Nest Ectoparasite Abundance on Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides) Reproductive Success Materials and Methods Mountain bluebirds, (Sialia currucoides) are sexually dimorphic insectivorous songbirds, which defend a breeding territory approximately five ha in size, while giving biparental care to their altricial offspring (Power and Lombardo 1996). Bluebirds are often parasitized by hematophagous nest ectoparasitic blowfly larvae, which…

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    so high up in the mountains, friends were hard to come by. One day Aisling decided that if a friend can’t come and find her, then she would go and find them. She decided that she would walk through the mystical forest until she found a friend. Aisling left with a bag full of toys and the hope that she would find a brand new friend. Aisling walked to the path that would lead her through the mystical forest. The mystical forest entrance was made up of an archway made out of tree branches and…

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