Definition of Suborder oscines
1. Noun. Two names for the suborder of typical songbirds.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Order Passeriformes, Passeriformes
Member holonyms: Oscine, Oscine Bird, Family Meliphagidae, Meliphagidae, Family Prunellidae, Prunellidae, Alaudidae, Family Alaudidae, Family Motacillidae, Motacillidae, Family Fringillidae, Fringillidae, Coerebidae, Dacninae, Family Coerebidae, Family Dacninae, Family Passeridae, Passeridae, Family Ploceidae, Ploceidae, Drepanididae, Family Drepanididae, Family Muscicapidae, Muscicapidae, Family Turdidae, Turdidae, Family Sylviidae, Sylviidae, Family Timaliidae, Timaliidae, Family Parulidae, Parulidae, Family Paradisaeidae, Paradisaeidae, Family Icteridae, Icteridae, Family Oriolidae, Oriolidae, Family Sturnidae, Sturnidae, Corvidae, Family Corvidae, Cracticidae, Family Cracticidae, Family Mimidae, Mimidae, Acanthisittidae, Family Acanthisittidae, Family Xenicidae, Xenicidae, Certhiidae, Family Certhiidae, Family Sittidae, Sittidae, Family Paridae, Paridae, Family Irenidae, Irenidae, Family Hirundinidae, Hirundinidae, Artamidae, Family Artamidae, Family Thraupidae, Thraupidae, Family Laniidae, Laniidae, Family Ptilonorhynchidae, Ptilonorhynchidae, Cinclidae, Family Cinclidae, Family Vireonidae, Vireonidae, Bombycillidae, Family Bombycillidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suborder Oscines
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, ..."