Definition of Suborder oscines

1. Noun. Two names for the suborder of typical songbirds.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suborder Oscines

suborder Menotyphla
suborder Menurae
suborder Microchiroptera
suborder Mugiloidea
suborder Myomorpha
suborder Mysticeti
suborder Myxiniformes
suborder Myxinoidei
suborder Natantia
suborder Nematocera
suborder Nothosauria
suborder Odontoceti
suborder Ophidia
suborder Ornithomimida
suborder Ornithopoda
suborder Oscines
suborder Osteostraci
suborder Otides
suborder Pachycephalosaurus
suborder Percoidea
suborder Petromyzoniformes
suborder Pinnipedia
suborder Plesiosauria
suborder Prosauropoda
suborder Prosimii
suborder Reptantia
suborder Ruminantia
suborder Sauria
suborder Sauropoda

Literary usage of Suborder oscines

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1. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"[— suborder oscines.] It has been considered advisable to retain the present sequence of the groups down to and including species. As many species have been ..."

2. Bird-life; a Guide to the Study of Our Common Birds by Frank Michler Chapman (1897)
"... containing the so-called Songless Perching Birds, and the suborder Oscines, containing the Song Birds. The Flycatchers are the only members of the ..."

3. Color Key to North American Birds: With Bibliographical Appendix by Frank Michler Chapman, Chester Albert Reed (1912)
"... and the suborder oscines, or Singing Perching Birds, which includes all our remaining Perching Birds. While the Flycatchers are therefore technically ..."

4. Color Key to North American Birds: With Bibliographical Appendix by Frank Michler Chapman, Chester Albert Reed (1912)
"... which includes all the Flycatchers, and the suborder oscines, or Singing Perching Birds, which includes all our remaining Perching Birds. ..."

5. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"Eighteen of the families are grouped under the suborder oscines, or Singing Birds, the remaining family, ..."

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