Sentence Examples


  • Baptornis, another of Marsh's genera, seems to be allied to Enaliornis, Palaeotringa and Talmatornis, were by him referred to Limicoline and Passerine birds.
  • The furcula is complete and strong, the feet very passerine in appearance.
  • The nuthatches are placed in the Passerine family Sittidae, intermediate between the Paridae and the Certhiidae.
  • The number of passerine birds is immense.
  • Zeisig and Zeising), long known in England as a cage-bird called by dealers the Aberdevine or Abadavine, names of unknown origin, the Fringilla spines of Linnaeus, and Carduelis spines of modern writers, belongs to the Passerine family Fringillidae.