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Definition of Flycatchers

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 Flycatchers from wikipedia

- Flycatcher may refer to: Old World flycatchers, Muscicapidae Tyrant flycatchers, Tyrannidae Fairy flycatchers, Stenostiridae Monarch flycatchers, Monarchidae...
- shape, patterns, size and colors. Some tyrant flycatchers superficially resemble the Old World flycatchers which they are named after but are not related...
- nest. Clutches contain three to six eggs. In the summer, scissor-tailed flycatchers feed mainly on insects (gr****hoppers, robber-flies, and dragonflies)...
- by Great Crested Flycatchers" (PDF). Wilson Bulletin. 107 (4): 757–761. Bent, AC (1942). Life histories of North American flycatchers, larks, swallows...
- together with monarch flycatchers. Until 2015, the Indian paradise flycatcher, Blyth's paradise flycatcher, and the Amur paradise flycatcher were all considered...
- shamas Tribe Muscicapini (Fleming, 1822) Fraseriaforest flycatchers Myioparus – tit-flycatchers Melaenornis Empidornissingle species: silverbird Muscicapa...
- family of over 100 p****erine birds which includes shrikebills, paradise flycatchers, and magpie-larks. Monarchids are small insectivorous songbirds with...
- projection of Pacific-slope (E. difficilis) or cordilleran (E. occidentalis) flycatchers, white or yellowish wing bars that contrast strongly against the black...
- techniques, although they are unrelated to the Old World flycatchers (Muscicapidae) and the tyrant flycatchers (Tyrannidae). They occur mainly in Central America...
- HMS Courageous, where 16 Flycatchers served alongside 16 Blackburn Ripons and 16 reconnaissance aircraft. Very po****r with pilots, the Flycatchers were easy to fly...
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