Thornbill
Thornbill Thorn"bill`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of small, brilliantly colored American birds of the genus {Rhamphomicron}. They have a long, slender, sharp bill, and feed upon honey, insects, and the juice of the sugar cane. [1913 Webster]

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  • thornbill — /ˈθɔnbɪl / (say thawnbil) noun any of various small, birds of the genus Acanthiza, family Pardalotidae, of Australia and New Guinea, with small but stout and sharp bills, as the yellow rumped thornbill, A. chrysorrhoa. {thorn + bill2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • thornbill — spygliasnapiai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Acanthiza angl. thornbill vok. Dornschnabel, m rus. шипоклювка, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – spygliasnapiai siauresnis terminas – dryžasis spygliasnapis siauresnis terminas …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • thornbill — dygliasnapiai kolibriai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Chalcostigma angl. thornbill vok. Glanzschwänzchen, n rus. блестящехвостый колибри, m pranc. métallure, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – tikrieji kolibriai siauresnis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • thornbill — noun Any of the passerine birds of the genus Acanthiza …   Wiktionary

  • thornbill — n. 1 any Australian warbler of the genus Acanthiza. 2 any of various South American humming birds, esp. of the genus Chalcostigma. * * * noun any of various South American hummingbirds with a sharp pointed bill • Hypernyms: ↑hummingbird • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Buff-rumped Thornbill — Taxobox name = Buff rumped Thornbill status = LC status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Pardalotidae genus = Acanthiza species = A. reguloides binomial = Acanthiza reguloides… …   Wikipedia

  • Inland Thornbill — Taxobox name = Inland Thornbill image caption = status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Pardalotidae genus = Acanthiza species = A. apicalis binomial = Acanthiza… …   Wikipedia

  • Slender-billed Thornbill — Taxobox name = Slender billed Thornbill status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Pardalotidae genus = Acanthiza species = A. iredalei binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • Tasmanian Thornbill — Taxobox name = Tasmanian Thornbill image caption = status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Pardalotidae genus = Acanthiza species = A. ewingii binomial = Acanthiza… …   Wikipedia

  • New Guinea Thornbill — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)[1] …   Wikipedia

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