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Noun: flycatcher  'flI,ka-chu(r)
  1. Any of a large group of small songbirds that feed on insects taken on the wing
    - Old World flycatcher, true flycatcher
  2. Large American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing
    - New World flycatcher, tyrant flycatcher, tyrant bird

Derived forms: flycatchers

Type of: oscine, oscine bird, tyrannid

Part of: family Muscicapidae, Muscicapidae, superfamily Tyrannidae, Tyrannidae

Encyclopedia: Flycatcher