Fork-tailed flycatcher
Fork-tailed Fork"-tailed`, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having the outer tail feathers longer than the median ones; swallow-tailed; -- said of many birds. [1913 Webster]

{Fork-tailed flycatcher} (Zo["o]l.), a tropical American flycatcher ({Milvulus tyrannus}).

{Fork-tailed gull} (Zo["o]l.), a gull of the genus {Xema}, of two species, esp. {X. Sabinii} of the Arctic Ocean.

{Fork-tailed kite} (Zo["o]l.), a graceful American kite ({Elanoides forficatus}); -- called also {swallow-tailed kite}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Fork-tailed Flycatcher — Taxobox name = Fork tailed Flycatcher status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 200px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Tyrannidae genus = Tyrannus species = T. savana binomial = Tyrannus… …   Wikipedia

  • fork-tailed flycatcher — šakotauodegis karališkasis tironas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Muscivora tyrannus; Tyrannus savana angl. fork tailed flycatcher vok. Gabelschwanz Königstyrann, m rus. вилохвостая мухоловка, f; вилохвостый королевский… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • fork-tailed flycatcher — noun : a tropical American flycatcher (Muscivora tyrannus) that is rather like a swallow in appearance, with a black head and a long deeply forked black tail …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fork-tailed — a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the outer tail feathers longer than the median ones; swallow tailed; said of many birds. [1913 Webster] {Fork tailed flycatcher} (Zo[ o]l.), a tropical American flycatcher ({Milvulus tyrannus}). {Fork tailed gull} (Zo[ o]l.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fork-tailed gull — Fork tailed Fork tailed , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the outer tail feathers longer than the median ones; swallow tailed; said of many birds. [1913 Webster] {Fork tailed flycatcher} (Zo[ o]l.), a tropical American flycatcher ({Milvulus tyrannus}).… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fork-tailed kite — Fork tailed Fork tailed , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the outer tail feathers longer than the median ones; swallow tailed; said of many birds. [1913 Webster] {Fork tailed flycatcher} (Zo[ o]l.), a tropical American flycatcher ({Milvulus tyrannus}).… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swallow-tailed kite — Fork tailed Fork tailed , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the outer tail feathers longer than the median ones; swallow tailed; said of many birds. [1913 Webster] {Fork tailed flycatcher} (Zo[ o]l.), a tropical American flycatcher ({Milvulus tyrannus}).… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tyrant flycatcher — Taxobox name = Tyrant flycatchers image width = 240px image caption = Scissor tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes subordo = Tyranni familia = Tyrannidae familia authority …   Wikipedia

  • Northern Black Flycatcher — Gambia Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Monarch flycatcher — Monarchidae Mascarene Paradise flycatcher Terpsiphone bourbonnensis Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

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