bird genus

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Noun1.bird genus - a genus of birdsbird genus - a genus of birds      
Craniata, subphylum Craniata, subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata - fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals
genus Protoavis - extinct primitive birds of the Triassic period; 70 million years before archaeopteryx
genus Archaeopteryx, genus Archeopteryx - a genus of fossil birds
genus Sinornis - a genus of fossil birds
genus Ibero-mesornis - a genus of fossil bird of the subclass Archaeornithes
genus Archaeornis - a genus of fossil bird
genus Struthio, Struthio - type genus of the Struthionidae: African ostriches
Casuarius, genus Casuarius - type and sole genus of the Casuaridae: cassowaries
Dromaius, genus Dromaius - a genus of birds in the order Casuariiformes
genus Apteryx - type genus of the Apterygidae: kiwis
genus Rhea - type genus of the Rheidae; large tall flightless South American birds similar to but smaller than ostriches
genus Pterocnemia, Pterocnemia - a genus of birds of the family Rheidae
genus Aepyornis - type genus of the Aepyornidae: elephant birds
Dinornis, genus Dinornis - type genus of the Dinornithidae: large moas
genus Anomalopteryx - small moas
genus Prunella, Prunella - type genus of the Prunellidae
Alauda, genus Alauda - type genus of the Alaudidae: skylarks
genus Motacilla, Motacilla - type genus of the Motacillidae: wagtails
Fringilla, genus Fringilla - type genus of the Fringillidae: chaffinch, brambling
Carduelis, genus Carduelis - in some classifications considered the type genus of a subfamily Carduelinae of the family Fringillidae: goldfinches; siskins; redpolls; linnets
genus Spinus, Spinus - in some classifications considered a subgenus of Carduelis: siskins and New World goldfinches
Carpodacus, genus Carpodacus - house finches and purple finches
genus Serinus, Serinus - Old World finches; e.g. canaries and serins
genus Loxia, Loxia - crossbill
genus Pyrrhula, Pyrrhula - bullfinches
genus Junco - American finches
genus Pooecetes, Pooecetes - a genus of Fringillidae
genus Zonotrichia, Zonotrichia - large New World sparrows
genus Spizella, Spizella - chipping sparrow; field sparrow; tree sparrow
genus Melospiza, Melospiza - American song sparrow and swamp sparrow
genus Passerina, Passerina - a genus of small North American finches including the New World buntings
Emberiza, genus Emberiza - Old World buntings
Coereba, genus Coereba - type genus of the Coerebidae
genus Passer, Passer - type genus of the Passeridae
genus Hesperiphona, Hesperiphona - evening grosbeak
genus Pinicola, Pinicola - a genus of Fringillidae
genus Pyrrhuloxia - large showy finches related to cardinals
genus Pipilo, Pipilo - towhees
genus Ploceus, Ploceus - type genus of the Ploceidae
genus Vidua, Vidua - whydahs
genus Padda, Padda - a genus of Ploceidae
genus Poephila, Poephila - grassfinches
Drepanis, genus Drepanis - a genus of Drepanididae
genus Menura, Menura - type and sole genus of the family Menuridae
Atrichornis, genus Atrichornis - type genus of the Atrichornithidae
genus Tyrannus, Tyrannus - type genus of the Tyrannidae: tyrant flycatchers
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Named Vorombe titan -- Malagasy for "big bird" -- the creature would have stood at least three meters (10 feet) tall, and had an average weight of 650 kilograms, making it the largest bird genus yet uncovered.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The world's earliest known bird genus, Archaeopteryx, is only understood thanks to a small handful of fossils.
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