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Definition of Flycatcher

Flycatcher
Flycatcher Fly"catch`er, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of numerous species of birds that feed upon insects, which they take on the wing. Note: The true flycatchers of the Old World are Oscines, and belong to the family Muscicapid[ae], as the spotted flycatcher (Muscicapa grisola). The American flycatchers, or tyrant flycatchers, are Clamatores, and belong to the family Tyrannid[ae], as the kingbird, pewee, crested flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus), and the vermilion flycatcher or churinche (Pyrocephalus rubineus). Certain American flycatching warblers of the family Sylvicolid[ae] are also called flycatchers, as the Canadian flycatcher (Sylvania Canadensis), and the hooded flycatcher (S. mitrata). See Tyrant flycatcher.

Meaning of Flycatcher from wikipedia

- Flycatcher may refer to: Old World flycatchers, Muscicapidae Tyrant flycatchers, Tyrannidae Fairy flycatchers, Stenostiridae Monarch flycatchers, Monarchidae...
- The tyrant flycatchers (Tyrannidae) are a family of p****erine birds which occur throughout North and South America. They are considered the largest family...
- The Indian paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone paradisi) is a medium-sized p****erine bird native to Asia, where it is widely distributed. As the global po****tion...
- Brown flycatcher may refer to: Southern shrikebill, a species of flycatcher found in New Caledonia and Vanuatu Asian brown flycatcher, a species of flycatcher...
- The vermilion flycatcher (Pyrocephalus obscurus) is a small p****erine bird in the tyrant flycatcher family found throughout South America and southern...
- The paradise flycatchers (Terpsiphone) are a genus of birds in the family Monarchidae. The genus ranges across Africa and Asia, as well as a number of...
- The narcissus flycatcher (Ficedula narcissina) is a p****erine bird in the Old World flycatcher family. It is native to the East Palearctic, from Sakhalin...
- The semicollared flycatcher (Ficedula semitorquata) is a small p****erine bird in the Old World flycatcher family, one of the four species of Western Palearctic...
- The Acadian flycatcher (Empidonax virescens) is a small insect-eating bird of the tyrant flycatcher family. Adults have olive upperparts, darker on the...
- The verditer flycatcher (Eumyias thal****inus) is an Old World flycatcher It is found from the Himalayas through Southeast Asia to Sumatra. This species...