Muscicapidae


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Noun1.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 family with the highest species richness was Muscicapidae (13 species), followed by Fringillidae (seven species), Sylviidae (six species), Accipitridae (five species) and Alaudidae (four species).
Sturnidae (2 spp.), Emberizidae (1 sp.), Motacillidae (1 sp.), Alaudidae (1 sp.), Passeridae (1 sp.), Laniidae (2 spp.), Zosteropidae (1 sp.), Corvidae (2 spp.), Dicruridae (1 sp.), Muscicapidae (3 spp.), Pycnonotidae (2 spp.), Cisticolidae (4 spp.), Leiothrichidae (1 sp.), Hirundinidae (1 sp.) belonged to Passeriformes.
Feather mites and ticks (Acari) associated to Turdus albicollis Vieillot (Aves, Muscicapidae) in an area of Atlantic Forest at Ilha Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.
Maa (1969a, 1969b) and Bequaert (1953) mentioned the Order Passeriformes as hosts, particularly the families Muscicapidae, Thraupidae, and Fringillidae.
The wetland habitat types are essential for three especially valuable EU species: - The violet copper (Lycaena helle), a small butterfly, found in Luxemburg only in the wetlands of Eisleck, the populations being rather small and existing only in isolated locations; - The whinchat (Saxicola rubetra), a migrating bird of the family of the Muscicapidae; and - The red-backed shrike (Lanius collurio) a carnivorous passerine, or perching, bird species of the shrike family Laniidae.
(2) The family is most closely related to thrushes (Turdidae) and Old World flycatchers (Muscicapidae).
Novos registros de plumagens aberrantes em Muscicapidae e Emberizidae neotropicais.
Despite a relatively small brain size in comparison with other bird taxa (Lefebvre et al., 2002), gulls are considered to be one of the four bird families (along with Corvidae, Accipitridae, and Muscicapidae) that show the most diverse foraging innovation repertoires (Overington et al., 2009).
Familia Muscicapidae Subfamilia Sylviinae Polioptila dumicola (Vieillot) (tacuarita szul).