family Alaudidae


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Noun1.family Alaudidae - larksfamily Alaudidae - larks          
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
lark - any of numerous predominantly Old World birds noted for their singing
Alauda, genus Alauda - type genus of the Alaudidae: skylarks
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Larks belong to order Passeriformes and family Alaudidae.
ossifragus Wilson, fish crow SW R Cyanocitta cristata (Linnaeus), I A blue jay Pica hudsonia (Linnaeus), black- I R billed magpie Family Alaudidae (larks) Eremophila alpestris (Linnaeus), I C horned lark Family Hirundinidae (swallows) Hirundo rustica Linnaeus, barn I A swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota I R Vieillot, cliff swallow Progne subis (Linnaeus), purple I C martin Riparia riparia (Linnaeus), bank I O swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis I O (Audubon), northern rough-winged swallow Tachycineta bicolor (Vieillot), I O tree swallow Family Paridae (titmice) Baeolophus bicolor Linnaeus, I C tufted titmouse Poecile atricapilla Linnaeus, N C black-capped chickadee P.
26 Which "blithe spirit" - a bird of the family Alaudidae - did Shelley celebrate in a poem?