HyperDic: bird_family

English > 1 sense of the expression bird family:
NOUNanimalbird familya family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
English > bird family: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningA family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings.
Member ofVertebrata, subphylum Vertebrata, Craniata, subphylum Craniatafishes
NarrowerAccipitridae, family Accipitridaehawks
Aepyornidae, family Aepyornidaecoextensive with the order Aepyorniformes
Alaudidae, family AlaudidaeLarks
Alcedinidae, family Alcedinidaekingfishers
Alcidae, family Alcidaeweb-footed diving seabirds of northern seas
Anatidae, family Anatidaeswimming birds having heavy short-legged bodies and bills with a horny tip
Anhimidae, family Anhimidaescreamers
Anhingidae, family Anhingidaesnakebirds
Anserinae, subfamily AnserinaeUsed in some classifications for the swans
Apodidae, family Apodidaeswifts
Apterygidae, family Apterygidaecoextensive with the order Apterygiformes
Ardeidae, family Ardeidaeherons
Artamidae, family Artamidaewood swallows
Atrichornithidae, family Atrichornithidaescrubbirds
Balaenicipitidae, family Balaenicipitidaeshoebills
Bombycillidae, family BombycillidaeA family of birds of the suborder Oscines
Bucconidae, family Bucconidaepuffbirds
Bucerotidae, family Bucerotidaehornbills
Burhinidae, family Burhinidaelarge wading birds resembling the plovers
Capitonidae, family Capitonidaebarbets
Caprimulgidae, family Caprimulgidaegoatsuckers
Carduelinae, subfamily CarduelinaeUsed in some classifications for a subgroup of finches
Cariamidae, family CariamidaeCrane-like South American wading birds
Casuaridae, family CasuaridaeA family of large ostrich-like birds including cassowaries
Cathartidae, family Cathartidaecondors
Certhiidae, family Certhiidaecreepers
Charadriidae, family Charadriidaeplover family
Ciconiidae, family Ciconiidaestorks
Cinclidae, family Cinclidaewater ouzels
Coerebidae, family Coerebidae, Dacninae, family DacninaeThe honeycreepers
Columbidae, family Columbidaedoves and pigeons
Coraciidae, family Coraciidaerollers
Corvidae, family Corvidaecrow
Cotingidae, family Cotingidaecotingas
Cracidae, family Cracidaecurassows
Cracticidae, family CracticidaeAustralian birds formerly included in the family Laniidae
Cuculidae, family CuculidaeIncludes cuckoo
Dendrocolaptidae, family Dendrocolaptidaewoodhewers or woodcreepers
Dinornithidae, family Dinornithidaemoas
Diomedeidae, family Diomedeidaealbatrosses
Drepanididae, family DrepanididaeHawaiian honeycreepers
Emberizidae, subfamily Emberizidae, subfamily Emberizinaebuntings and some New World sparrows
Eurylaimidae, family Eurylaimidaecoextensive with the suborder Eurylaimi
Falconidae, family FalconidaeA family of birds of the order Falconiformes
Formicariidae, family Formicariidaeantbirds
Fregatidae, family Fregatidaefrigate birds
Fringillidae, family Fringillidaefinches
Furnariidae, family Furnariidaee.g. ovenbirds
Galbulidae, family Galbulidaejacamars
Garrulinae, subfamily Garrulinaesubfamily of the crow family
Gavidae, family Gavidaeloon family
Glareolidae, family Glareolidae(Old World shorebirds) pratincoles and coursers
Gruidae, family Gruidaecranes
Haematopodidae, family Haematopodidaeoystercatchers
Hemiprocnidae, family Hemiprocnidaetree swifts
Hirundinidae, family Hirundinidaeswallows and martins
Hydrobatidae, family Hydrobatidaestorm petrels
Icteridae, family IcteridaeAmerican orioles
Indicatoridae, family Indicatoridaehoney guides
Irenidae, family IrenidaeA family of birds of the suborder Oscines
Laniidae, family Laniidaeshrikes
Laridae, family Laridaegull family
Loriinae, subfamily Loriinaelories
Malaconotinae, subfamily MalaconotinaeAn African bush shrikes
Megapodiidae, family Megapodiidaemegapodes
Meleagrididae, family Meleagrididaeturkeys and some extinct forms
Meliphagidae, family Meliphagidaehoney eaters
Menuridae, family Menuridaelyrebirds
Merginae, subfamily Merginaemergansers and closely related diving birds
Meropidae, family MeropidaeBee-eaters
Mimidae, family Mimidaesometimes considered a subfamily of Troglodytidae
Momotidae, family MomotidaeA family of birds of the order Coraciiformes
Motacillidae, family Motacillidaepipits and wagtails
Muscicapidae, family MuscicapidaeOld World (true) flycatchers
Musophagidae, family Musophagidaetouracos
Numididae, subfamily Numididae, Numidinae, subfamily Numidinaeguinea fowl and related birds of Africa and Madagascar / Madagascar
Opisthocomidae, family OpisthocomidaeComprising the hoatzins
Oriolidae, family OriolidaeOld World orioles
Otididae, family Otididaebustards
Pandionidae, family Pandionidaeospreys
Paradisaeidae, family Paradisaeidaebirds of paradise
Paridae, family Paridaetitmice and chickadees
Parulidae, family ParulidaeNew World warblers
Passeridae, family Passeridaetrue sparrows
Pelecanidae, family Pelecanidaepelicans
Pelecanoididae, family Pelecanoididaediving petrels
Perdicidae, subfamily Perdicidae, Perdicinae, subfamily PerdicinaeOld World partridges
Phaethontidae, family Phaethontidaetropicbirds
Phalacrocoracidae, family Phalacrocoracidaecormorants
Phalaropidae, family Phalaropidaephalaropes
Phasianidae, family Phasianidaepheasants
Phoenicopteridae, family Phoenicopteridaeflamingos
Phoeniculidae, family Phoeniculidaewood hoopoes
Picidae, family Picidaewoodpeckers
Pipridae, family Pipridaemanakins
Pittidae, family Pittidaepittas
Plataleidae, family Plataleidaespoonbills
Ploceidae, family Ploceidaeweaverbirds
Podargidae, family Podargidaefrogmouths
Podicipedidae, family Podicipedidaecoextensive with the order Podicipitiformes
Procellariidae, family Procellariidaepetrels
Prunellidae, family Prunellidaehedge sparrow
Psittacidae, family Psittacidaecoextensive with the order Psittaciformes
Psophiidae, family Psophiidaetrumpeters
Pteroclididae, family Pteroclididaesandgrouses
Ptilonorhynchidae, family Ptilonorhynchidaebowerbirds
Rallidae, family Rallidaerails
Ramphastidae, family Ramphastidaetoucans
Raphidae, family RaphidaeExtinct dodos and solitaires
Recurvirostridae, family Recurvirostridaelong-legged shorebirds
Rheidae, family RheidaeA family of birds coextensive with the order Rheiformes
Rynchopidae, family Rynchopidaecoextensive with the genus Rynchops
Sagittariidae, family Sagittariidaesecretary birds
Scolopacidae, family Scolopacidaesandpiper family
Sittidae, family Sittidaenuthatches
Spheniscidae, family SpheniscidaeComprising all existing penguins
Steatornithidae, family Steatornithidaeoilbirds
Stercorariidae, family Stercorariidaejaegers and skuas
Sterninae, subfamily Sterninaeterns
Strigidae, family StrigidaeA family of nocturnal birds of the order Strigiformes
Struthionidae, family Struthionidaetall terrestrial / terrestrial birds
Sturnidae, family SturnidaeOld World starlings
Sulidae, family Sulidaegannets and boobies
Sylviidae, family SylviidaeIn some classifications considered a subfamily (Sylviinae) of the family Muscicapidae
Sylviinae, subfamily SylviinaeAlternative classification for the Old World warblers
Tetraonidae, family Tetraonidaegrouse
Thraupidae, family Thraupidaetanagers
Threskiornithidae, family Threskiornithidae, family Ibidiidaeibises
Timaliidae, family Timaliidaebabblers
Tinamidae, family TinamidaeComprising the tinamous
Todidae, family TodidaeA family of birds of the order Coraciiformes
Trochilidae, family Trochilidaehummingbirds
Troglodytidae, family Troglodytidaewrens
Trogonidae, family Trogonidaecoextensive with the order Trogoniformes
Turdidae, family Turdidaethrushes
Turdinae, subfamily TurdinaeAlternative classification for the thrushes
Turnicidae, family Turnicidaesmall Old World birds resembling but not related to true quail
Tyrannidae, superfamily TyrannidaeNew World tyrant flycatchers most numerous in Central America and South America but also in the United States and Canada
Tytonidae, family TytonidaeComprising only the barn owls
Upupidae, family Upupidaehoopoes
Vireonidae, family Vireonidaesmall insectivorous American songbirds
Xenicidae, family Xenicidae, Acanthisittidae, family AcanthisittidaeAlternative names for the family comprising the New Zealand wrens
Broaderfamily(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera
Spanishaves
Catalanaus, família d'aus

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