bird family


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Noun1.bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wingsbird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Craniata, subphylum Craniata, subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata - fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals
family Struthionidae, Struthionidae - tall terrestrial birds: ostriches
Casuaridae, family Casuaridae - a family of large ostrich-like birds including cassowaries
Apterygidae, family Apterygidae - coextensive with the order Apterygiformes
family Rheidae, Rheidae - a family of birds coextensive with the order Rheiformes
Aepyornidae, family Aepyornidae - coextensive with the order Aepyorniformes
family Motacillidae, Motacillidae - pipits and wagtails
family Fringillidae, Fringillidae - finches: goldfinches; bullfinches; chaffinches; siskins; canaries; cardinals; grosbeaks; crossbills; linnets; buntings
Carduelinae, subfamily Carduelinae - used in some classifications for a subgroup of finches
Emberizidae, subfamily Emberizidae, subfamily Emberizinae - buntings and some New World sparrows
family Passeridae, Passeridae - true sparrows: Old world birds formerly considered weaverbirds
Drepanididae, family Drepanididae - Hawaiian honeycreepers
Eurylaimidae, family Eurylaimidae - coextensive with the suborder Eurylaimi
superfamily Tyrannidae, Tyrannidae - New World tyrant flycatchers most numerous in Central America and South America but also in the United States and Canada
Cotingidae, family Cotingidae - cotingas; umbrella birds
Dendrocolaptidae, family Dendrocolaptidae - woodhewers or woodcreepers
family Muscicapidae, Muscicapidae - Old World (true) flycatchers
family Turdidae, Turdidae - thrushes; in some classifications considered a subfamily (Turdinae) of the family Muscicapidae
subfamily Turdinae, Turdinae - alternative classification for the thrushes
family Sylviidae, Sylviidae - in some classifications considered a subfamily (Sylviinae) of the family Muscicapidae: Old World (true) warblers; American kinglets and gnatcatchers
subfamily Sylviinae, Sylviinae - alternative classification for the Old World warblers
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
Garrulinae, subfamily Garrulinae - subfamily of the crow family: jays
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
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Patterns of development exhibited by the marine bird family Alcidae have provided fertile ground for studies of their life-history costs and benefits (Cody 1973; Sealy 1973a; Gaston 1985, 1992; Ydenberg 1989).
For instance, the ostrich and emu, which belong to one of the older branches of the bird family tree, have sex chromosomes resembling their ancestors.
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