scissortailed fly-catcher

scissortail

[siz-er-teyl]
noun
1.
Also called scissortailed flycatcher [siz-er-teyld] . a flycatcher, Muscivora forficatus, of the southern U.S., Mexico, and Central America, having a long, deeply forked tail.
2.
any of various other birds having a long, forked tail.

Origin:
1830–40; scissor(s) + tail1

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scissortail

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 
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