Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Passeriformes — the tyrant flycatchers.

Etymologies

Tyrannus +‎ -idae (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • There are 577 species of birds recorded; Tyrannidae is listed as the most diverse family, it contains 28 genera and 60 species.

    Chocó-Darién moist forests

  • The most diverse families are the Tyrannidae and Fringillidae.

    Guajira-Barranquilla xeric scrub

  • Notes on Knipolegus franciscanis Snethlage, 1928 (Aves: Tyrannidae), an endemism of central Brazilian dry forest.

    Atlantic dry forests

  • Three of the more important families are the Tyrannidae (23 species,13%), Formicariidae (22 species, 12,5%) and Thraupidae (13 species, 7.3%). 72% were observed in terra-firme environments, 15% on islands and 13% in both.

    Central Amazonian Conservation Complex, Brazil

  • Only 75 bird species occur in the valley, with the Columbidae, Tyrannidae, Icteridae, and Fringillidae families sufficiently abundant in the upper valley to be considered characteristic.

    Motagua Valley thornscrub

  • Such are the families of the bush-shrikes and ant-thrushes (Formicariidae), the tyrant-shrikes (Tyrannidae), the

    Darwinism (1889)

  • (1946: 27) considered the Trochilidae, Tyrannidae, and Icteridae

    Birds from Coahuila, Mexico

  • At a glance she and Summer both know it’s a cinnamon-crested spadebill, Platyrinchus saturatus, of the Tyrannidae family.

    The Song of The Dodo

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