Artamidae


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Noun1.Artamidae - wood swallowsArtamidae - wood swallows        
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Oscines, Passeres, suborder Oscines, suborder Passeres - two names for the suborder of typical songbirds
Artamus, genus Artamus - type genus of the Artamidae
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This volume includes the Malaconotidae (bushshrikes), Prionopidae (helmetshrikes), Vangidae (vangas), Dicruridae (drongos), Callaeidae (New Zealand wattlebirds), Notiomystidae (Stitchbird), Grallinidae (mudlarks), Struthideidae (formerly Corcoracidae, Australian mudnesters), Artamidae (woodswallows), Cracticidae (butcherbirds), Pityriaseidae (Bristlehead), Ptilonorhynchidae (bowerbirds), Paradisaeidae (birds-of-paradise), Corvidae (crows), Buphagidae (oxpeckers), Sturnidae (starlings), and Passeridae (Old World sparrows).
notabilis, White-bellied u u Honeyeater (E) Myzomela cardinalis tenuis, Cardinal c c Honeyeater Acanthizidae Gerygone flavolateralis correiae, u u Fan-tailed Gerygone Artamidae Artamus leucorhynchus tenuis, u u White-breasted Woodswallow Campephagidae Coracina caledonica thilenii, Melanesian u u Cuckoo-shrike Lalage maculosa modesta, Polynesian u r Triller Lalage leucopyga albiloris, Long-tailed u -- Triller Pachycephalidae Pachycephala [pectoralis] caledonica c c intacta, New Caledonian Whistler (e) Petroicidae Petroica multicolor ambrynensis, Pacific u -- Robin Rhipiduridae Rhipidura [fuliginosa] albiscapa r u brenchleyi, Gray Fantail Rhipidura s.