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Definition of the noun American Blackbirds
What does American Blackbirds mean as a name of something?
- American Blackbirds is the vernacular name of the Icteridae, a family of Passeriformes.
- American Blackbirds is the vernacular name of the Euphagus, a genus of Icteridae.
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The Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)
A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke
They ate quite diverse, but most eat seeds and use plant matter to build cup- shaped nests Family Icteridae This family, often misleadingly referred 1o as " American blackbirds." is the most ecologically and morphologically diverse group of New World songbirds. The family is predominantly tropical Very few of its species are true forest birds, preferring swamps, marshes, savannas, and scrub, or open woodlands Males in this family are much larger than females Family Emberizidae ...
111.716 definitions & 1.55 mill cross-references by Noah Webster
One of several American blackbirds, of the family Icteridae; as, the rusty grackle ( Scolecophagus Carolinus); ...
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