The highest class of birds is the "perchers," and many friends of yours belong to this.
"Stories of California" by Ella M. Sexton
The sparrows are perchers, grain-eaters, free-fliers, and singers; and they, of all birds, are the friends and neighbors of man.
"Roof and Meadow" by Dallas Lore Sharp
The perchers are less widely distributed.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
Gutter percher (gutta percha).
"The Handbook of Conundrums" by Edith B. Ordway
This bird, as we have already said, is called, in bird-catchers' language, a percher.
"The Natural History of Cage Birds" by J. M. Bechstein
For instance, all birds who have feet made to clasp a perch, and so are perchers, are put in an order together.
"The Children's Book of Birds" by Olive Thorne Miller