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Noun1.Meliphagidae - honey eatersMeliphagidae - honey eaters        
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
honey eater, honeysucker - Australasian bird with tongue and bill adapted for extracting nectar
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(5) Both of these species are closely related to the New Holland honeyeater, and all belong to the family Meliphagidae.
The bird pollinators belong to three families: the Neotropical hummingbirds (Trochilidae), the Old World sunbirds (Nectariniidae) and the Asiatic honeyeaters (Meliphagidae).
Rallid, medium Columbiformes Columbidae Streptopelia chinensis Geopelia striata Strigiformes Strigidae Asio flammeus Strigid, medium Passeriformes Corvidae Corvus (large sp.) Meliphagidae Chaetoptila sp.