Definition of Family motacillidae

1. Noun. Pipits and wagtails.

Exact synonyms: Motacillidae
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Oscines, Passeres, Suborder Oscines, Suborder Passeres
Member holonyms: Genus Motacilla, Motacilla, Anthus, Genus Anthus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Motacillidae

family Microhylidae
family Mimidae
family Mimosaceae
family Miridae
family Mniaceae
family Mobulidae
family Molidae
family Molossidae
family Momotidae
family Moniliaceae
family Monocanthidae
family Monodontidae
family Monotropaceae
family Moraceae
family Morchellaceae
family Motacillidae
family Mucoraceae
family Mugilidae
family Mullidae
family Muraenidae
family Muridae
family Musaceae
family Muscicapidae
family Muscidae
family Musophagidae
family Mustelidae
family Mutillidae
family Myacidae
family Mycetophylidae
family Mycobacteriaceae

Literary usage of Family motacillidae

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)
"... longer than its toe; tertiary feathers much elongated with their tips nearly reaching end of longest primary. family motacillidae. Wagtails, Pipits. b*. ..."

2. History of Saginaw County, Michigan by Michael A. Leeson, Damon Clarke (1881)
"... belongs to the family Motacillidae. They flock hither in tens of thousands during spring and often remain until fall. ..."

3. Birdcraft: A Field Book of Two Hundred Song, Game, and Water Birds by Mabel Osgood Wright (1917)
"... red-brown Thrush with speckled breast, and a long tail with which he continually beats the air. family motacillidae : Pipits, etc. Page 87. 1 Species. ..."

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