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Definition of Artamus fuscus

Artamus fuscus
Swallow Swal"low, n. [OE. swalowe, AS. swalewe, swealwe; akin to D. zwaluw, OHG. swalawa, G. schwalbe, Icel. & Sw. svala, Dan. svale.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of passerine birds of the family Hirundinid[ae], especially one of those species in which the tail is deeply forked. They have long, pointed wings, and are noted for the swiftness and gracefulness of their flight. Note: The most common North American species are the barn swallow (see under Barn), the cliff, or eaves, swallow (see under Cliff), the white-bellied, or tree, swallow (Tachycineta bicolor), and the bank swallow (see under Bank). The common European swallow (Chelidon rustica), and the window swallow, or martin (Chelidon urbica), are familiar species. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of swifts which resemble the true swallows in form and habits, as the common American chimney swallow, or swift. 3. (Naut.) The aperture in a block through which the rope reeves. --Ham. Nav. Encyc. Swallow plover (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of fork-tailed ploverlike birds of the genus Glareola, as G. orientalis of India; a pratincole. Swallow shrike (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of East Indian and Asiatic birds of the family Artamiid[ae], allied to the shrikes but similar to swallows in appearance and habits. The ashy swallow shrike (Artamus fuscus) is common in India. Swallow warbler (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of East Indian and Australian singing birds of the genus Dic[ae]um. They are allied to the honeysuckers.

Meaning of Artamus fuscus from wikipedia

- Woodswallows are soft-plumaged, somber-coloured p****erine birds in the genus Artamus. The woodswallows are either treated as a subfamily, Artaminae, in an expanded...
- The ashy woodswallow (Artamus fuscus) sometimes also called the ashy swallow-shrike is a woodswallow which is found in south Asia. Like other woodswallows...
- in size from the short stocky Fiji woodswallow Artamus mentalis and the Ashy woodswallow Artamus fuscus, both of which are around 19 centimetres (7.5 in)...
- flyers with moderately large, semi-triangular wings. Ashy woodswallow, Artamus fuscus Order: P****eriformes   Family: Prionopidae The woodshrikes are similar...
- chestnut coloration. They are sometimes mistaken for Ashy Woodswallow (Artamus fuscus), however the Pied falconet has blacker upper parts compared to the...
- large, semi-triangular wings. Ashy woodswallow, Artamus fuscus (A) White-breasted woodswallow, Artamus leucorynchus Order: P****eriformes   Family: Vangidae...
- ichthyaetus Herring gull, Larus argentatus Lesser black-backed gull, Larus fuscus Brown noddy, Anous stolidus Black noddy, Anous minutus (A) Lesser noddy...
- and 2 species which occur in India and 1 in Goa. Ashy woodswallow, Artamus fuscus Order: P****eriformes   Family: Corvidae The family Corvidae includes...
- large, semi-triangular wings. Ashy woodswallow, Artamus fuscus (A) White-breasted woodswallow, Artamus leucorynchus (A) Order: P****eriformes   Family:...
- brachyura Common woodshrike, Tephrodornis pondiceri**** Ashy woodswallow, Artamus fuscus Common iora, Aegithina tiphia Marshall's iora, Aegithina nigrolutea...
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