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Two names for the suborder of typical songbirds.  Synonyms: Passeres, suborder Oscines, suborder Passeres.

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"Oscines" Quotes from Famous Books

... order, not the least remarkable displays are witnessed in birds that are not accounted songsters, as they do not possess the highly developed vocal organ confined to the suborder Oscines. The tyrant-birds, which represent in South America the fly-catchers of the Old World, all have displays of some kind; in a vast majority of cases these are simply joyous, excited duets between male and female, ...
— The Naturalist in La Plata • W. H. Hudson

Words linked to "Oscines" :   Ploceidae, family Xenicidae, family Coerebidae, family Meliphagidae, family Vireonidae, Irenidae, Fringillidae, Cracticidae, Passeres, family Hirundinidae, Passeridae, family Thraupidae, Alaudidae, Turdidae, family Corvidae, family Cracticidae, Ptilonorhynchidae, Dacninae, order Passeriformes, Icteridae, family Bombycillidae, family Artamidae, family Cinclidae, family Sylviidae, Oriolidae, animal order, Thraupidae, family Parulidae, Timaliidae, Hirundinidae, family Paridae, family Irenidae, family Alaudidae, family Oriolidae, oscine bird, family Acanthisittidae, family Certhiidae, Artamidae, oscine, Certhiidae, Drepanididae, suborder Oscines, Vireonidae, Parulidae, Coerebidae, Meliphagidae, Paridae, Sturnidae, family Fringillidae, Prunellidae, Sylviidae, family Prunellidae, family Mimidae, Motacillidae, Corvidae, family Drepanididae, Laniidae, family Timaliidae, family Dacninae, family Motacillidae, family Passeridae, family Ptilonorhynchidae, family Ploceidae, Paradisaeidae, Passeriformes, Cinclidae, family Sittidae, Xenicidae, Mimidae, family Sturnidae, family Muscicapidae, family Laniidae, suborder Passeres, Sittidae, family Icteridae, Bombycillidae, Acanthisittidae, family Turdidae, Muscicapidae, family Paradisaeidae

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