Cracticidae


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Related to Cracticidae: butcherbird
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Noun1.Cracticidae - Australian birds formerly included in the family Laniidae
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
Australian magpie - black-and-white oscine birds that resemble magpies
Cracticus, genus Cracticus - type genus of the Cracticidae: Australian butcherbirds
genus Strepera, Strepera - bell magpies
genus Gymnorhina, Gymnorhina - in some classifications placed in the family Laniidae: Australian piping crows
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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).