family Thraupidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Thraupidae - tanagersfamily Thraupidae - tanagers        
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
tanager - any of numerous New World woodland birds having brightly colored males
genus Piranga, Piranga - a genus of Thraupidae
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pusilla (Wilson), Wilson's I O warbler Family Thraupidae (tanagers) Piranga ludoviciana (Wilson), W R western tanager P.