Definition of Flycatchers

1. Noun. (plural of flycatcher) ¹



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Definition of Flycatchers

1. flycatcher [n] - See also: flycatcher

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flycatchers

flyblowing
flyblown
flyblows
flyboarding
flyboat
flyboats
flybook
flybooks
flyboy
flyboys
flybridge
flybridges
flyby
flybys
flycatcher
flycatchers (current term)
flycatching
flycatching warbler
flye
flyer
flyered
flyering
flyers
flyes
flyest
flyfish
flyfisher
flyfisherman
flyfishermen
flyfishers

Literary usage of Flycatchers

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1. Report on the Birds of Pennsylvania: With Special Reference to the Food by Pennsylvania Ornithologist, Benjamin Harry Warren (1890)
"THE flycatchers. Of the several species ot this highly beneficial family which ... Although at times some of the flycatchers descend to the earth for food, ..."

2. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Keys to the Species and by Frank Michler Chapman (1895)
"flycatchers. From the systematist-s standpoint flycatchers are songless Perching Birds. ... flycatchers arc found wherever there are trees. ..."

3. North American Birds Eggs by Chester Albert Reed (1904)
"Only two of the species found in North America are gaudy in plumage, the Vermilion, and the Derby flycatchers. Thev all have the habit of sitting erect on a ..."

4. Western Birds by Harriet Williams Myers (1922)
"... TYRANT flycatchers. IN the Scissor-tailed Flycatcher we have one of the showiest members of this large family. ..."

5. The Bird Book: Illustrating in Natural Colors More Than Seven Hundred North by Chester Albert Reed (1914)
"Size .95 x .70. The one figured is from a set In the collection of Mr. Crandall, taken June 1, 1897 at Presidio Sinaloa, Mexico. Huffy gray flycatchers. ..."

6. Guide to the Systematic Use of the North American Bird and Nature Study: A by Harold Brough Shinn, Gerard Alan Abbott (1912)
"flycatchers. flycatchers are songless perching birds; not that they are ... This family is peculiar to America, as the Old World flycatchers differ so ..."

7. Birds in Their Relations to Man: A Manual of Economic Ornithology for the by Clarence Moores Weed, Ned Dearborn (1903)
"THE flycatchers. To the naturalist who wanders much afield the PH<EBE, or PEWEE, is one of the dearest of feathered friends. For it is a familiar companion ..."

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