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flycatcher

Syllabification: fly·catch·er
Pronunciation: /ˈflīˌkaCHər, ˈflīˌkeCHər
 
 
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Definition of flycatcher in English:

noun

A bird that catches flying insects, especially in short flights from a perch.
Example sentences
  • For the next many weeks, the Gulf Coast sky will be a constantly changing tableau of hawks and doves, vultures and vireos, flycatchers and hummingbird, warblers and waterfowl.
  • Then there was the adrenalin rush of racing to see one very rare bird: a fork-tailed flycatcher, perched on a telegraph pole.
  • Cedar waxwings, crows, finches, flycatchers, grosbeaks, grouse, jays, mockingbirds, pheasants, thrushes, vireos, and woodpeckers feed on their fruits.

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