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Noun1.Oscines - two names for the suborder of typical songbirds
animal order - the order of animals
order Passeriformes, Passeriformes - largest order of birds comprising about half the known species; rooks; finches; sparrows; tits; warblers; robins; wrens; swallows; etc.; the four suborders are Eurylaimi and Tyranni and Menurae and Oscines or Passeres
oscine, oscine bird - passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus
family Motacillidae, Motacillidae - pipits and wagtails
family Fringillidae, Fringillidae - finches: goldfinches; bullfinches; chaffinches; siskins; canaries; cardinals; grosbeaks; crossbills; linnets; buntings
family Passeridae, Passeridae - true sparrows: Old world birds formerly considered weaverbirds
Drepanididae, family Drepanididae - Hawaiian honeycreepers
family Muscicapidae, Muscicapidae - Old World (true) flycatchers
family Turdidae, Turdidae - thrushes; in some classifications considered a subfamily (Turdinae) of the family Muscicapidae
family Sylviidae, Sylviidae - in some classifications considered a subfamily (Sylviinae) of the family Muscicapidae: Old World (true) warblers; American kinglets and gnatcatchers
family Parulidae, Parulidae - New World warblers
family Paradisaeidae, Paradisaeidae - birds of paradise
family Icteridae, Icteridae - American orioles; American blackbirds; bobolinks; meadowlarks
family Oriolidae, Oriolidae - Old World orioles
family Sturnidae, Sturnidae - Old World starlings
Corvidae, family Corvidae - crow; raven; rook; jackdaw; chough; magpie; jay
Cracticidae, family Cracticidae - Australian birds formerly included in the family Laniidae
family Mimidae, Mimidae - sometimes considered a subfamily of Troglodytidae: mockingbirds; catbirds; thrashers
Acanthisittidae, family Acanthisittidae, family Xenicidae, Xenicidae - alternative names for the family comprising the New Zealand wrens
family Paridae, Paridae - titmice and chickadees
family Irenidae, Irenidae - a family of birds of the suborder Oscines
family Hirundinidae, Hirundinidae - swallows and martins
Artamidae, family Artamidae - wood swallows
Cinclidae, family Cinclidae - water ouzels
family Vireonidae, Vireonidae - small insectivorous American songbirds
Bombycillidae, family Bombycillidae - a family of birds of the suborder Oscines
References in periodicals archive ?
Appendicular myology and relationships of the New World nine-primaried oscines (Aves: Passeriformes).
Las aves se dividen en dos grandes grupos, los sub-oscines que adquieren su repertorio de canto netamente a traves de mecanismos geneticos, es decir son 100 % innatos, mientras que otro grupo los oscines o aves cantoras adquieren su repertorio mediante mecanismos geneticos y procesos de aprendizaje similares a la adquisicion del habla en humanos [36].
cicadas meridie concrepantes, ranas crepuscolo incumbente blaterantes, cygnos atque anseres concubia nocte clangentes, intempesta gallos gallinacios concinentes, oscines coruos uoce triplicata puniceam surgentis Aurorae facem consalutantes, diluculo autem Philomelam inter frutices sibilantem, Prognen inter asseres minurrientem (59).
(6) Consider the words of co-editor and author Leo Joseph, of the CSIRO: 'If I were to say that woodswallows are corvoid oscines mostly endemic to the Australo-Papuan region and that within the group they are among the core Corvoidea ...