Definition of Muscicapa striata
1. Noun. Common European woodland flycatcher with greyish-brown plumage.
Generic synonyms: Flycatcher, Old World Flycatcher, True Flycatcher
Group relationships: Genus Muscicapa, Muscicapa
Lexicographical Neighbors of Muscicapa Striata
Literary usage of Muscicapa striata
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"... and rare south of Virginia; regular in migration from Guatemala to Panama. Dendroica striata (JR FORSTER). Black-poll Warbler. [661.] muscicapa striata ..."
2. The New International Encyclopaedia by Herbert Treadwell Wade (1922)
"Only four species are European, two of which are British— the spotted flycatcher (muscicapa striata, ..."
3. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections by Smithsonian Institution (1905)
"muscicapa striata (PALLAS). No. 169. Motacilla plumbea PALLAS. Doubtless Motacilla modularis LINN^US, 1758, but the description fails to mention the ..."