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- proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Passeriformes — the chats and Old World flycatchers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A natural family of Old World (true) flycatchers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A family of Old World oscine passerine birds, typified by the restricted genus Muscicapa; the flycatchers.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. Old World (true) flycatchers
According to at least some experts, the European Robin is now in the family Muscicapidae, an old world flycatcher.
These include different redstarts (Muscicapidae), swallows (Hirundinidae), larks (Alaudidae), sparrows (Passeridae), common and European goldfinch (Fringillidae), and buntings.
Muscicapidae Eyebrowed jungle-flycatcher Rhinomyias gularis
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