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Related to Bombycillidae: Bohemian waxwing, Parulidae, Icteridae, Waxwings
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Noun1.Bombycillidae - a family of birds of the suborder Oscines
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
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Nest reuse, although rare among open cup nesting passerines (Clark and Mason 1985), is more common among the Lanidae, Turdidae, Mimidae, Bombycillidae, and Icteridae than for most other avian families in North America (Table 1).
currucoides), Townsend's solitaire (Myadestes townsendi), and the American robin (Turdus migratorius), or members of the Bombycillidae family, such as the waxwings (Bombycilla garrulus and B.
The families covered are the Campephagidae (cuckooshrikes), Pycnonotidae (bulbuls), Chloropseidae (leafbirds), Irenidae (fairy-bluebirds), Aegithinidae (ioras), Ptilogonatidae (silky-fly-catchers), Bombycillidae (waxwings), Hypocoliidae (Hypocolius), Dulidae (Palmchat), Cinclidae (dippers), Troglodytidae (wrens), Mimidae (mockingbirds and thrashers), Prunellidae (accentors), and Turdidae (thrushes).