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Artamus fuscusSwallow Swal"low, n. [OE. swalowe, AS. swalewe, swealwe; akin
to D. zwaluw, OHG. swalawa, G. schwalbe, Icel. & Sw. svala,
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 from wikipedia
are soft-plumaged, somber-coloured p****erine birds
in the genus Artamus
. The woodswallows
are either treated
as a subfamily, Artaminae, in an expanded...
in size from the short stocky
Fiji woodswallow Artamus mentalis
and the Ashy woodswallow Artamus
fuscus, both of which
- The white-browed woodswallow
superciliosus) is a medium-sized (~19 cm) p****erine bird endemic
Australia. The white-browed woodswallow
- The white-breasted woodswallow
leucorynchus) is a small
p****erine bird which breeds
from the Andaman Islands
east through Indonesia
- The little woodswallow
minor), is a bird patchily distributed
over much of mainland
only the driest deserts
and the area...
- The black-faced woodswallow
cinereus) is a woodswallow
of the genus Artamus native
to Australia, New Guinea
and the Sundra
- The dusky woodswallow
cyanopterus), is a bird species
- The ashy woodswallow
the ashy swallow-shrike is a woodswallow which
Asia. Like other
- The Fiji woodswallow
mentalis) is a species
in the family
Artamidae. It is endemic
to most of the islands
of Fiji, although
- The Masked Woodswallow
personatus) is a medium-sized species
in the bird family
Artamidae. A.personatus is a common, gregarious...
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