English version

flycatcher

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Birds
flycatcherfly‧catch‧er /ˈflaɪˌkætʃə $ -ər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBBa type of small bird that catches flies and other insects in the air
Examples from the Corpus
flycatcherA key adaptation in pied flycatchers, therefore, is the timing of their breeding season.A delightful small black and white bird appeared: a male pied flycatcher.On their arrival at the breeding grounds, male pied flycatchers find a suitable nesting site.For the male pied flycatcher, bigamy is obviously a successful strategy, but it also requires quite complex behavioural adaptations.The distinctive black and white summer plumage of the male pied flycatcher.They also made fans of the tail feathers of the scissor-tail flycatcher, which they wore at the shoulder like epaulets.The flycatcher stands up more stiffly.
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