Cinclidae


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Cinclidae

[′siŋ·klə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The dippers, a family of insect-eating songbirds in the order Passeriformes.
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The American dipper is the only North American representative of the Cinclidae family, a group of songbirds that includes five species of dippers.