Old World flycatcher


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Noun1.Old World flycatcher - any of a large group of small songbirds that feed on insects taken on the wingOld World flycatcher - any of a large group of small songbirds that feed on insects taken on the wing
oscine, oscine bird - passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus
family Muscicapidae, Muscicapidae - Old World (true) flycatchers
Muscicapa grisola, Muscicapa striata, spotted flycatcher - common European woodland flycatcher with greyish-brown plumage
thickhead, whistler - Australian and southeastern Asian birds with a melodious whistling call
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The bird, which was spotted near Rhyl harbour on Tuesday, was formerly considered a member of the thrush family but has since been classified as an Old World flycatcher.
Interspecific competition and the evolution of plumage-colour variation in three closely related old world flycatchers Ficedula spp.