Troy Gondola

Jen Harris

Biological Species Report

30 September 2016

Literature Cited

ITIS Integrated Taxonomic Information System [Internet]. Reston, VA. [updated 2016 Jan 5. cited 2016 Sep 30 ] . Available from:

This source is a reputable one because it is a “.gov” website that has facts that are backed up by the government. This source is providing me the nomenclature about my specific species.

Stokes, Donald W; Stokes, Lillian Q. 1996. Stokes field guide to birds: Eastern region. Boston (MA): Little, Brown. P. 10-11.

This source is a reliable source because it’s a field guide to North American birds in the North east region that environmentalists and biologists use to observe birds.

Audobon, Guide to North American Birds  [Internet]. [updated n.d.] York (ME) York County Audobon Chapter [cited 2016 Sep 30]. Available from:

This source is reputable because it is a “.org” compared to a “.com”

Tam, B.Y. & Tsuji, L.J.S. GeoJournal (2016) 81: 89. doi:10.1007/s10708-014-9609-z

This source is a reliable source because it is a peer reviewed scholarly journal that has been observed by many scientists in this specific field.

McCommons J. 2000. The cerebral american crow. Organic Gardening: 47(80):1

This source is reliable because it is a organic gardening magazine showing its audience the effects of cleaner gardening without a bias.