family Muscicapidae


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Noun1.family Muscicapidae - Old World (true) flycatchers
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
flycatcher, Old World flycatcher, true flycatcher - any of a large group of small songbirds that feed on insects taken on the wing
genus Muscicapa, Muscicapa - type genus of the Muscicapidae
genus Pachycephala, Pachycephala - arboreal insectivorous birds
subfamily Turdinae, Turdinae - alternative classification for the thrushes
subfamily Sylviinae, Sylviinae - alternative classification for the Old World warblers
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The pied and collared flycatchers are closely related species (Gelter 1989) of the family Muscicapidae whose distributions overlap in Central and Eastern Europe and on the islands of Gotland and Oland in the Baltic Sea (fig.