Motacillidae


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Noun1.Motacillidae - pipits and wagtails
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 Motacilla, Motacilla - type genus of the Motacillidae: wagtails
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Nombres en castellano de las aves del mundo recomendados por la Sociedad Espanola de Ornitologia (Novena parte: orden Passeriformes, familias Cotingidae a Motacillidae).
Fringillidae was the family most commonly observed (76% of all observations), followed by Motacillidae (10%) and Embericidae (7%).
Motacillidae Motacilla flava Yellow wagtail Motacilla flava Common wagtail 21.
Dispersal, vicariance, and clocks: historical biogeography and speciation in a cosmopolitan passerine genus (Anthus: Motacillidae).