bird family

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Noun1.bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wingsbird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Craniata, subphylum Craniata, subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata - fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals
family Struthionidae, Struthionidae - tall terrestrial birds: ostriches
Casuaridae, family Casuaridae - a family of large ostrich-like birds including cassowaries
Apterygidae, family Apterygidae - coextensive with the order Apterygiformes
family Rheidae, Rheidae - a family of birds coextensive with the order Rheiformes
Aepyornidae, family Aepyornidae - coextensive with the order Aepyorniformes
family Motacillidae, Motacillidae - pipits and wagtails
family Fringillidae, Fringillidae - finches: goldfinches; bullfinches; chaffinches; siskins; canaries; cardinals; grosbeaks; crossbills; linnets; buntings
Carduelinae, subfamily Carduelinae - used in some classifications for a subgroup of finches
Emberizidae, subfamily Emberizidae, subfamily Emberizinae - buntings and some New World sparrows
family Passeridae, Passeridae - true sparrows: Old world birds formerly considered weaverbirds
Drepanididae, family Drepanididae - Hawaiian honeycreepers
Eurylaimidae, family Eurylaimidae - coextensive with the suborder Eurylaimi
superfamily Tyrannidae, Tyrannidae - New World tyrant flycatchers most numerous in Central America and South America but also in the United States and Canada
Cotingidae, family Cotingidae - cotingas; umbrella birds
Dendrocolaptidae, family Dendrocolaptidae - woodhewers or woodcreepers
family Muscicapidae, Muscicapidae - Old World (true) flycatchers
family Turdidae, Turdidae - thrushes; in some classifications considered a subfamily (Turdinae) of the family Muscicapidae
subfamily Turdinae, Turdinae - alternative classification for the thrushes
family Sylviidae, Sylviidae - in some classifications considered a subfamily (Sylviinae) of the family Muscicapidae: Old World (true) warblers; American kinglets and gnatcatchers
subfamily Sylviinae, Sylviinae - alternative classification for the Old World warblers
family Parulidae, Parulidae - New World warblers
family Paradisaeidae, Paradisaeidae - birds of paradise
family Icteridae, Icteridae - American orioles; American blackbirds; bobolinks; meadowlarks
family Oriolidae, Oriolidae - Old World orioles
family Sturnidae, Sturnidae - Old World starlings
Corvidae, family Corvidae - crow; raven; rook; jackdaw; chough; magpie; jay
Garrulinae, subfamily Garrulinae - subfamily of the crow family: jays
Cracticidae, family Cracticidae - Australian birds formerly included in the family Laniidae
family Mimidae, Mimidae - sometimes considered a subfamily of Troglodytidae: mockingbirds; catbirds; thrashers
Acanthisittidae, family Acanthisittidae, family Xenicidae, Xenicidae - alternative names for the family comprising the New Zealand wrens
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The Bird family will be honored at the opening ceremonies of the Spirit Games with the ``Family of the Year'' award.
The White House estate was originally owned by the Bird family.
This makes the albatross family, Diomedeidae, the most endangered bird family in the world (for those families comprised of more than one species).
Magpies can mimick because they are part of the Mynah bird family but it is unusual because they rarely spend enough time with humans.
Prevalence of West Nile virus-neutralizing antibodies among birds grouped by taxonomic family, sampled in Chaco, Cordoba, and Tucuman Provinces, Argentina, 2004-2006 * Bird family No.
The rest of the volume is organized by bird family, with short descriptions found at the beginning of each section.
We often remark on how human this bird family sometimes seems, and we enjoy having them around.
I deal mostly with parrots, the smartest bird family in the bird world.
The loans were not paid by the governments of the Bird family dynasty, which dominated Antigua for more than half a century until Prime Minister Lester Bird lost elections in March.
Our other doctors, nurses and nurse practitioners have regular volunteer days with us and have become part of our White Bird family.
Horses and members of the corvid bird family, such as crows, ravens and jays, and some raptors, are especially vulnerable to West Nile.