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Table 2 Number and percentage of avian families (n = 18) as host choice for Culiseta melanura in Addison and Rutland Counties, Vermont, June through October, 2012

From: Insights into the recent emergence and expansion of eastern equine encephalitis virus in a new focus in the Northern New England USA

Order/Family June July Aug Sept Oct Total
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
Passeriformes
 Turdidae (Thrushes) 6 (10.2) 16 (27.1) 26 (44.1) 11 (18.6)   59 (18.9)
 Parulidae (Wood Warblers) 1 (2.3) 11 (25.0) 11 (25.0) 19 (43.2) 2 (4.6) 44 (14.4)
 Emberizidae (Emberizids) 1 (3.7) 7 (25.9) 9 (33.3) 8 (29.6) 2 (7.4) 27 (8.7)
 Cardinalidae (Cardinals and Tanagers) 1 (3.9) 5 (19.2) 9 (34.6) 11 (42.3)   26 (8.3)
 Paridae (Chickadees and Titmice) 2 (10.0) 7 (35.0) 8 (40.0) 2 (10.0) 1 (5.0) 20 (6.4)
 Icteridae (Blackbirds) 2 (11.8) 8 (47.1) 2 (11.8) 5 (29.4)   17 (5.4)
 Vireonidae (Vireos)   7 (46.7) 3 (20.0) 5 (33.3)   15 (4.8)
 Fringillidae (Sparrows and Finches)    3 (42.9) 3 (42.9) 1 (14.3) 7 (2.2)
 Troglodytidae (Wrens) 1 (14.3) 1 (14.3) 3 (42.9) 2 (28.6)   7 (2.2)
 Bombycillidae (Waxwings)   2 (33.3) 2 (33.3) 2 (33.3)   6 (1.9)
 Corvidae (Jays and Crows) 1 (20.0) 3 (60.0)   1 (20.0)   5 (1.6)
 Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers) 1 (20.0) 1 (20.0)   3 (60.0)   5 (1.6)
 Sturnidae (Starlings)   1 (33.3) 1 (33.3) 1 (33.3)   3 (1.0)
 Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)     1 (100)   1 (0.3)
Ciconiiformes
 Ardeidae (Herons, Bitterns, and Allies) 28 (49.1) 29 (50.9)     57 (18.3)
Cuculiformes
 Cuculidae (Cuckoos)   1 (16.7) 5 (83.3)    6 (1.9)
Strigiformes
 Strigidae (Typical Owls)    3 (60.0) 2 (40.0)   5 (1.6)
Columbiformes
 Columbidae (Doves and Pigeons) 1 (50.0) 1 (50.0)     2 (0.6)
Total 45 100 85 76 6 312