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Definition of Shrike tit

Shrike tit
Shrike Shrike, n. [Akin to Icel. skr[=i]kja a shrieker, the shrike, and E. shriek; cf. AS. scr[=i]c a thrush. See Shriek, v. i.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of oscinine birds of the family Laniid[ae], having a strong hooked bill, toothed at the tip. Most shrikes are insectivorous, but the common European gray shrike (Lanius excubitor), the great northern shrike (L. borealis), and several others, kill mice, small birds, etc., and often impale them on thorns, and are, on that account called also butcher birds. See under Butcher. Note: The ant shrikes, or bush shrikes, are clamatorial birds of the family Formicarid[ae]. The cuckoo shrikes of the East Indies and Australia are Oscines of the family Campephagid[ae]. The drongo shrikes of the same regions belong to the related family Dicrurid[ae]. See Drongo. Crow shrike. See under Crow. Shrike thrush. (a) Any one of several species of Asiatic timaline birds of the genera Thamnocataphus, Gampsorhynchus, and allies. (b) Any one of several species of shrikelike Australian singing birds of the genus Colluricincla. Shrike tit. (a) Any one of several Australian birds of the genus Falcunculus, having a strong toothed bill and sharp claws. They creep over the bark of trees, like titmice, in search of insects. (b) Any one of several species of small Asiatic birds belonging to Allotrius, Pteruthius, Cutia, Leioptila, and allied genera, related to the true tits. Called also hill tit. Swallow shrike. See under Swallow.

Meaning of Shrike tit from wikipedia

- considered full species: Northern shriketit (F. f. whitei), or White's shrike-tit - Campbell, AJ, 1910: Originally described as a separate species. Rare...
- Laniidae (Shrikes)". In Josep, del Hoyo; Andrew, Elliott; David, Christie (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 13, Penduline-**** to Shrikes. Barcelona:...
- extant native] The family Pachycephalidae includes the whistlers, shrike-thrushes, shrike-****, pito****s and crested bellbird. Order: P****eriformes   Family:...
- tit Eurasian blue tit Azure tit Ground tit Great tit ****anese tit Cinereous tit Green-backed tit White-naped tit Yellow tit Himalayan black-lored tit...
- notes based on Samuel Tickell's specimen. It was earlier called Tickell's shrike-Tit. The species was described by Edward Blyth who credited the name to collector...
- Christie (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 13, Penduline-**** to Shrikes. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. pp. 52–75. ISBN 978-84-96553-45-3. Ball...
- Vol. 12. Picathartes to **** and Chickadees. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. Reddy, S. 2008. Systematics and biogeography of the shrike-babblers (Pteruthius):...
- order of P****eriformes. It contains the following families: Paramythiidae: tit berry**** and crested berry****s Psophodidae: whipbirds, jewel-babblers...
- older sources, "black-throated tit" can also mean the rufous-naped tit or the rufous-vented tit, which are true ****. The black-throated bushtit (Aegithalos...
- Pachycephalidae The family Pachycephalidae includes the whistlers, shrike-thrushes, shrike-****, pito****s and crested bellbird. There is one species which occurs...
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