Definition of Family certhiidae
1. Noun. Creepers.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Oscines, Passeres, Suborder Oscines, Suborder Passeres
Member holonyms: Creeper, Tree Creeper, Certhia, Genus Certhia, Genus Tichodroma, Tichodroma
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Certhiidae
Literary usage of Family certhiidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Birds of Maine: With Key to and Description of the Various Species Known by Ora Willis Knight (1908)
"Tail feathers stiff and pointed. family certhiidae. Creepers, a*. Tail feathers not stiff and pointed. b1. Bill strongly hooked and hawk-like, notched. ..."
2. Birdcraft: A Field Book of Two Hundred Song, Game, and Water Birds by Mabel Osgood Wright (1917)
"... a crest and the other a black cap and white cheeks. They feed also about trees. family certhiidae : Creepers. Page 75. 1 Species. This bird is slender, ..."
3. The Valley of Kashmír by Walter Roper Lawrence (1895)
"V. Family CERTHIIDAE. Creepers. 146. Certhia himalayana. The Himalayan Tree-creeper. Is common in the forests, and in spring and autumn may be seen in ..."
4. Life-histories of the Birds of Eastern Pennsylvania by Thomas George Gentry (1876)
"family certhiidae. Creepers. This is a very small and well characterized group of a dozen species included in four or five genera, which fall into two ..."