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    Default Common Rosefinch = Hawaiian Honeycreepers

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    Quote Originally Posted by Birdbooker View Post

    Great paper, though I disagree that Common Rosefinch movements constitute 'irruptions' in the true sense of the word. They do not depend on spatio-temporally variable food resources to my knowledge.... Citing Wallace's paper is meaningless, this was an example of range-expansion... IMO we are just talking about vagrancy here and we know that Common Rosefinches can show up in flocks....
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