Silverbill
Silverbill Sil"ver*bill`, n. (Zo["o]l.) An Old World finch of the genus {Minia}, as the {M. Malabarica} of India, and {M. cantans} of Africa. [1913 Webster]

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  • silverbill — ▪ bird       any of several birds named for bill colour. Some finches of the genus Lonchura (see munia) are called silverbill.       Lichenops (Hymenops) perspicillata, the spectacled tyrant, or silverbill, of central South America, is a tyrant… …   Universalium

  • silverbill — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: silver (II) + bill : a weaverbird of the genus Lonchura * * * silˈverbill noun The name of three species of the genus Lonchura of weaver finches, with a silvery sheen to their bills • • • Main Entry: ↑silver …   Useful english dictionary

  • African Silverbill — Taxobox name = African Silverbill status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Estrildidae genus = Lonchura species = L. cantans binomial = Lonchura cantans binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Grey-headed Silverbill — Taken in Serengeti National Park Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Indian Silverbill — Taxobox name = Indian Silverbill status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 200px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Estrildidae genus = Lonchura species = L. malabarica binomial = Lonchura… …   Wikipedia

  • African silverbill — sidabrasnapė munija statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Euodice cantans; Lonchura cantans angl. African silverbill vok. Silberschnäbelchen, n rus. серебряноклювая амадина, f pranc. capucin bec d argent, m ryšiai: platesnis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • white-throated silverbill — indinė munija statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Euodice malabarica; Lonchura malabarica angl. white throated silverbill vok. Malabar Fasänchen; Silberschnäbelchen, n rus. малабарская амадина, f pranc. capucin bec de plomb,… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • M cantans — Silverbill Sil ver*bill , n. (Zo[ o]l.) An Old World finch of the genus {Minia}, as the {M. Malabarica} of India, and {M. cantans} of Africa. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • M Malabarica — Silverbill Sil ver*bill , n. (Zo[ o]l.) An Old World finch of the genus {Minia}, as the {M. Malabarica} of India, and {M. cantans} of Africa. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Munia — Mannikin redirects here. For models of the human body, see Mannequin. Munia Chestnut breasted Munia Lonchura castaneothorax Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

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