Definition of Family sturnidae
1. Noun. Old World starlings.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Oscines, Passeres, Suborder Oscines, Suborder Passeres
Member holonyms: Starling, Genus Sturnus, Sturnus, Acridotheres, Genus Acridotheres, Genus Gracula, Gracula
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Sturnidae
Literary usage of Family sturnidae
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1. The Birds of Maine: With Key to and Description of the Various Species Known by Ora Willis Knight (1908)
"family sturnidae. Starlings. f*. Second primary not longest; first primary longer than tips of coverts; bill linear, culmen generally curved, bill sometimes ..."
2. Island Life: Or, The Phenomena and Causes of Insular Faunas and Floras by Alfred Russel Wallace (1881)
"... or a single starling of the family Sturnidae, in the whole continent; while there are very few true warblers (Syl- ..."