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Definition of the noun laniidae
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noun - plural: -
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Laniidae: family Laniidae
- more generic term: bird family = a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
- member of: Oscines / Passeres / suborder Oscines / suborder Passeres = two names for the suborder of typical songbirds
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by Shatrughna Prasad Sinha
Many authorities now accept the bush- shrikes as a family distinct from the widespread Laniidae. It is essentially an Afrotropical family , ...
The Birdwatcher's Dictionary (2010)
by Peter Weaver
Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus Family LANIIDAE (shrikes) Isabelline Shrike Lanius isabellinus Red-backed Shrike L. collurio Lesser Grey ...
The Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)
A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke
White-browed woodswailow Artamus supercitiasus, family Artamidae Brubru Nilaus afer, family Malaconotidae Red-backed shrike Lanius colluna, family laniidae FACT Fl Shrikes and allies These families of primarily msect-eaung birds can be found throughout the world, although most species are in the Old World Family Artamidae Wood-Swallows have strong, pointed wings, blue-gray bills with black tips, and short legs. They forage m all types of habitats, hawking on the wing ...
New Heart English Bible by TruthBeTold Ministry, Noah Webster
Shrike - Webster's 1 Any one of numerous species of oscinine birds of the family Laniidae, having a strong hooked bill, toothed at the tip. Most shrikes are insectivorous, but the common European gray shrike (Lanius excubitor), the great northern shrike (L. borealis), and several others, kill mice, small birds, etc., and often impale them on thorns, and are, on that account called also butcher birds. See under Butcher. (verb intransitive) ○-○ ≍ Shrill - Webster's 1 Acute; sharp; piercing; ...
by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine
Laniidae (27) Laridae (16) Leptosomatidae (25) Megapodiidae ( 14) Meleagrididae (14) ...
A Dictionary of Birds (2013)
by Bruce Campbell, Elizabeth Lack
in the plural general term for the family; formerly considered a subfamily of the shrikes ( Laniidae) by Rand (1960). The helmet-shrikes, all endemic to the Afrotropical region, have bills that are hooked and notched near the tip, similar to the true shrikes (Laniidae).
by Peter R. Eisenstadt, Laura-Eve Moss
Diomedeidae Procellariidae Hydrobatidae Phaethontidae Sulidae Pelecanidae Phalacrocoracidae Anhingidae Fregatidae Ardeidae Threskiomithidae Ciconiidae Cathartidae Anatidae Accipitridae Falconidae Phasianidae Odontophoridae Rallidae Gruidae Charadriidae Haematopodidae Recurvirostridae Scolopacidae Laridae Alcidae Psittacidae Cuculidae Tytonidae Strigidae Caprimulgidae Columbidae Apodidae Trochilidae Alcedinidae Picidae Tyrannidae Laniidae Vireonidae ...
Oxford Dictionary of English (2010)
by Angus Stevenson
3Lanius senator, family Laniidae. woodchip 7noun a chip of wood. 2(also woodchip paper) [mass noun] chiefly Brit. wallpaper with woodchips embedded in it to give a grainy surface texture. woodchuck 7noun a North American marmot with a heavy body and short legs. 3Marmota monax, family ...
Encyclopedia of Islands (2009)
by Rosemary G. Gillespie, D. A. Clague
shrikes (Laniidae), and sandpipers (Scolopacidae). Australian families exhibiting high diversity in the ancient forests of New Guinea include the famous birds of paradise (Paradisaeidae), bower birds (Ptilonorhynchidae), and honeyeaters (Meliphagidae). New Guinea is also home to all three species of large flightless ...
Especially must reserve be exercised as regards the group Streperinae, or Piping Crows, belonging to the Australian Region, and referred by some writers to the Shrikes ( Laniidae): and the Jays too have been erected into a VI. — 78 distinct Family ( Garrulida), though it seems hardly possible to separate C R O – C R O 617.
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