scissortail

Definitions of scissortail
  1. noun
    grey flycatcher of the southwestern United States and Mexico and Central America having a long forked tail and white breast and salmon and scarlet markings
    synonyms: Muscivora-forficata, scissortailed flycatcher
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    type of:
    New World flycatcher, flycatcher, tyrant bird, tyrant flycatcher
    large American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing
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