family Mimidae


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Related to family Mimidae: Mockingbirds
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Noun1.family Mimidae - sometimes considered a subfamily of Troglodytidae: mockingbirdsfamily Mimidae - sometimes considered a subfamily of Troglodytidae: mockingbirds; catbirds; thrashers
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
genus Mimus, Mimus - type genus of the family Mimidae: mockingbirds
genus Melanotis, Melanotis - a genus of Mimidae
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sialis (Linnaeus) eastern I C bluebird Turdus migratorius Linnaeus, I A American robin Family Mimidae (mimic thrushes) Dumetella carolinensis (Linaeus), I C gray catbird Mimus polyglottos (Linnaeus), I C northern mockingbird Toxostoma rufum (Linnaeus), brown I C thrasher Family Sturnidae (starlings) Sturnus vulgaris Linnaeus, I A European starling Family Motacillidae (wagtails and pipits) Anthus rubescens (Tunstall), I R American pipit Family Bombycillidae (waxwings) Bombycilla cedrorum Vieillot, I O cedar waxwing B.