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Definition of the noun passeriformes

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  1. 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

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Google previewCabinet of Curiosities (2015)

Collecting and Understanding the Wonders of the Natural World by Gordon Grice

The order Passeriformes is a huge group containing more than five thousand species, many of which look very different from each other. The family Corvidae includes crows, ravens, jays, and magpies, among others.

Google previewPaleogene Fossil Birds (2009)

by Gerald Mayr

On the basis of our current knowledge of the fossil record, a Cretaceous diversification of, for example, crown group Galliformes, Psittaciformes, and Passeriformes is a highly unlikely assumption, so much the more so as crown group ...

Google previewDictionary of Zoo Biology and Animal Management (2013)

by Paul A. Rees

See also MARTHA Passeriformes An order of birds: broadbills, pitas, ovenbirds, woodcreepers, tyrant flycatchers, and songbirds, e.g. lyrebirds, pipits, wrens, thrushes, sparrows, titmice, weavers, drongos, crows, bowerbirds, birds of paradise.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

Passeriformes (passerines, perching birds) An order of birds that have feet with three toes pointing forward and one backward, allowing them to perch. The birds are small- or medium-sized, varied in plumage, and with beaks adapted to a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Deserts (2017)

by Michael A. Mares

OVENBIRD OVENBIRD Member of a diverse group of small to mediumsized perching birds found exclusively in the New World south of central Mexico (family Furnariidae, order Passeriformes). Approximately 215 species in 56 genera are ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Neuroscience (2009)

Volume One by Larry R. Squire

the order Passeriformes, or perching birds). Thus birdsongs, strictly defined, are the species-typical vocalizations that serve the function of mate ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

BLUEBIRD (Aves, Passeriformes). A term variously applied to different species ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Index volume (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

known as a host; the parasite benefits from the host, which it usually harms Passeriformes: the scientific name of the passerines (perching birds), the order of birds in which three toes on each foot point forward and one toe points backward, ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Brown bear - cheetah (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

BULBUL COMMON BULBUL class Aves order Passeriformes family Pycnonotidae genus and species Pycnonotus barbatus ALTERNATIVE NAME African bulbul WEIGHT Up to 1 % oz. (50 g) LENGTH Head to tail: TA in. (19 cm); wingspan: ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

Everybody's Book of Reference ...

See PASSERIFoRMEs. Passeriformes, PASSERINE or PERCHING BIRDs, an order of birds which includes more than half the known forms. Among the peculiarities are ...

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Passeriformes sp.

Passeriformes sp., fledgling, Potoroo Palace, Merimbula, NSW, 14 January 2014

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Small photo of Blue-winged Pitta or Pitta moluccensis ( Passeriformes) in the habitat.Small photo of Sviristel in March. Sviristel (Latin Bombycilla garrulus) is a singing bird of the Order of Passeriformes. The Leningrad region. Russia.Small photo of Blue tit on persimmon fruit tree in autumn in Italy Latin name cyanistes caeruleus from the paridae family of passeriformesSmall photo of Blue tit close up on persimmon fruit tree in autumn in Italy Latin name cyanistes caeruleus from the paridae family of passeriformesSmall photo of Codirosso Spazzacamino; Phoenicurus ochuros; Passeriformes Turdidae; sparrow; black redstartSmall photo of Codirosso Spazzacamino; Phoenicurus ochuros; Passeriformes Turdidae; sparrow white wagtailSmall photo of Codirosso Spazzacamino; Phoenicurus ochuros; Passeriformes Turdidae; sparrow; black redstart More...

Scrabble value of P3A1S1S1E1R1I1F4O1R1M3E1S1

The value of this 13-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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