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scissor-tailed flycatcher:

see flycatcherflycatcher,
common name for various members of the Old World family Muscicapidae, insectivorous songbirds including the kingbirds, phoebes, and pewees. Flycatchers vary in color from drab to brilliant, as in the crested monarch and paradise flycatchers of Asia and Africa.
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Andrea Manica, of the University of Cambridge, UK, was studying the latter - behaviour called filial cannibalism - in scissortail sergeants (Abudefduf sexfasciatus) in Malaysia.
Scissortail Studios, 1748 Interlachen Bay, Woodbury, MN 55125, (651) 739-0741, montana2@attbi.com, www.wandamumm.com.
My most cherished memory of loving him was seeing him, jacketless, tie flapping, running out into the snow under the picture window to scatter bird seed so he could teach me the names of the birds: scissortail swallow, junco, grackle.
Some fish called scissortail sergeants ate the bread right out of my hand!
The department partners with Scissortail Community Development for the Cinco De Mayo festival and Fiestas Patrias, as well as Perry Publishing Co.
Farm Journal Media (Park Ridge, IL), the producer of "Farm Journal," "Top Producer," "Dairy Today" and "Beef Today" magazines, 10 e-newsletters, events, AgWeb.com and related online resources, and agriculture television programs, has acquired "Implement & Tractor" magazine from Scissortail Productions (Cedar Falls, IA).
(which acquired Tejas in 1997), ScissorTail Energy LLC and, most recently, Hermes Consolidated Inc., a gatherer, transporter and processor of crude oil and refined products.
It will also serve as a gateway to sites such as a new, 70-acre Scissortail Park and convention center being built under the MAPS 3 sales tax issue.
Winners will be announced during Scissortail Park's grand opening weekend this fall.
Scissortail Productions (Cedar Falls, IA) has acquired Implement & Tractor magazine from Agra Informa USA (Washington, D.C.).
Other significant additions to the budget include year-round Sunday service for the downtown streetcar, holiday services for the city bus system, a full year of operations at the soon-to-open Scissortail Park, funding a Criminal Justice Task Force and a contract increase for the nonprofit Homeless Alliance.