Pin-tailed
Pin-tailed Pin"-tailed`, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having a tapered tail, with the middle feathers longest; -- said of birds. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pin-tailed — may refer to:* Pin tailed Sandgrouse, medium large bird in the sandgrouse family * Pin tailed Whydah, small songbird * Northern Pintail, a duck * Eaton s Pintail, a duck …   Wikipedia

  • pin-tailed — /pin tayld /, adj. Ornith. 1. having a tapered tail with long, pointed central feathers. 2. having the feathers of the tail stiff, narrow, and pointed. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • pin-tailed — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : having a tapered rail with the middle feathers longest 2. : having the tail feathers spiny * * * /pin tayld /, adj. Ornith. 1. having a tapered tail with long, pointed central feathers. 2. having the feathers of the tail …   Useful english dictionary

  • pin-tailed sand grouse — «PIHN TAYLD», a sand grouse of Asia, Africa, and southern Europe, having its central tail feathers elongated …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pin-tailed Whydah — Taxobox name = Pin tailed Whydah status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Viduidae genus = Vidua species = V. macroura binomial = Vidua macroura binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • Pin-tailed Sandgrouse — Taxobox name = Pin tailed Sandgrouse status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Columbiformes familia = Pteroclididae genus = Pterocles species = P. alchata binomial = Pterocles alchata… …   Wikipedia

  • Pin-tailed Parrotfinch — Taxobox name = Pin tailed Parrotfinch status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Estrildidae genus = Erythrura species = E. prasina binomial = Erythrura prasina binomial …   Wikipedia

  • Pin-tailed Green-pigeon — Taxobox name = Pin tailed Green pigeon status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Columbiformes familia = Columbidae genus = Treron species = T. apicauda binomial = Treron apicauda binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Pin-tailed Manakin — Taxobox name = Pin tailed Manakin status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Pipridae genus = Ilicura species = I. militaris binomial = Ilicura militaris binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • pin-tailed grouse — noun sandgrouse of Europe and Africa having elongated middle tail feathers • Syn: ↑pin tailed sandgrouse, ↑Pterocles alchata • Hypernyms: ↑sandgrouse, ↑sand grouse • Member Holonyms: ↑Pterocles, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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