Bombycillidae


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Related to Bombycillidae: Bohemian waxwing, Parulidae, Icteridae, Waxwings
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Noun1.Bombycillidae - a family of birds of the suborder Oscines
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
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currucoides), Townsend's solitaire (Myadestes townsendi), and the American robin (Turdus migratorius), or members of the Bombycillidae family, such as the waxwings (Bombycilla garrulus and B.
atricapilla during autumn-winter at my study site (see also Jordano and Herrera 1981, Jordano 1988, Stoate and Moreby 1995) equals or exceeds that reported for some "specialized" (sensu Snow 1981) frugivorous birds for which quantitative data on diet composition have been published (e.g., species of Bombycillidae, Pipridae, and Trogonidae; Marini 1992, Remsen et al.
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.