HyperDic: passeres

English > 1 sense of the word Passeres:
NOUNanimalPasseres, Oscines, suborder Oscines, suborder Passerestwo names for the suborder of typical songbirds
English > Passeres: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningTwo names for the suborder of typical songbirds.
SynonymsOscines, suborder Oscines, suborder Passeres
Member ofPasseriformes, order Passeriformeslargest order of birds comprising about half the known species
MembersAlaudidae, family AlaudidaeLarks
Artamidae, family Artamidaewood swallows
Bombycillidae, family BombycillidaeA family of birds of the suborder Oscines
Certhiidae, family Certhiidaecreepers
Cinclidae, family Cinclidaewater ouzels
Coerebidae, family Coerebidae, Dacninae, family DacninaeThe honeycreepers
Corvidae, family Corvidaecrow
Cracticidae, family CracticidaeAustralian birds formerly included in the family Laniidae
Drepanididae, family DrepanididaeHawaiian honeycreepers
Fringillidae, family Fringillidaefinches
Hirundinidae, family Hirundinidaeswallows and martins
Icteridae, family IcteridaeAmerican orioles
Irenidae, family IrenidaeA family of birds of the suborder Oscines
Laniidae, family Laniidaeshrikes
Meliphagidae, family Meliphagidaehoney eaters
Mimidae, family Mimidaesometimes considered a subfamily of Troglodytidae
Motacillidae, family Motacillidaepipits and wagtails
Muscicapidae, family MuscicapidaeOld World (true) flycatchers
Oriolidae, family OriolidaeOld World orioles
Paradisaeidae, family Paradisaeidaebirds of paradise
Paridae, family Paridaetitmice and chickadees
Parulidae, family ParulidaeNew World warblers
Passeridae, family Passeridaetrue sparrows
Ploceidae, family Ploceidaeweaverbirds
Prunellidae, family Prunellidaehedge sparrow
Ptilonorhynchidae, family Ptilonorhynchidaebowerbirds
Sittidae, family Sittidaenuthatches
Sturnidae, family SturnidaeOld World starlings
Sylviidae, family SylviidaeIn some classifications considered a subfamily (Sylviinae) of the family Muscicapidae
Thraupidae, family Thraupidaetanagers
Timaliidae, family Timaliidaebabblers
Turdidae, family Turdidaethrushes
Vireonidae, family Vireonidaesmall insectivorous American songbirds
Xenicidae, family Xenicidae, Acanthisittidae, family AcanthisittidaeAlternative names for the family comprising the New Zealand wrens
oscine, oscine birdpasserine bird having specialized vocal apparatus
Broaderanimal orderThe order of animals
SpanishOscines, paseriformes, Passeres, suborden Oscines, suborden Passeres

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict