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Synonyms for Sturnidae

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28) Arnott (2007: 14) treats the Indian Sturnidae as the denotatum of the Greek bird-name Anak[e.
When their breeding season concludes, the starling sturnus vulgaris, belonging to the sturnidae family, swarm in their thousands to join vast communal roosts and specially at this time of year gather in preparation to seek out their winter refuge.
The only minor flaw is the capitalized term STURNIDAE, the starling family.
sialis (Linnaeus) eastern I C bluebird Turdus migratorius Linnaeus, I A American robin Family Mimidae (mimic thrushes) Dumetella carolinensis (Linaeus), I C gray catbird Mimus polyglottos (Linnaeus), I C northern mockingbird Toxostoma rufum (Linnaeus), brown I C thrasher Family Sturnidae (starlings) Sturnus vulgaris Linnaeus, I A European starling Family Motacillidae (wagtails and pipits) Anthus rubescens (Tunstall), I R American pipit Family Bombycillidae (waxwings) Bombycilla cedrorum Vieillot, I O cedar waxwing B.
Abstract: Over a 2-month period, individual birds belonging to species in multiple avian families, including Bucerotidae, Sturnidae, Columbidae, Corvidae, and Anatidae, were presented to the Animal Care Center at the Phoenix Zoo for emergency medical care.