Wedgebill
Wedgebill Wedge"bill`, n. (Zo["o]l.) An Australian crested insessorial bird ({Sphenostoma cristatum}) having a wedge-shaped bill. Its color is dull brown, like the earth of the plains where it lives. [1913 Webster]

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  • wedgebill — /ˈwɛdʒbɪl / (say wejbil) noun either of two endemic Australian birds, the chiming wedgebill, Psophodes occidentalis, and the chirruping wedgebill, P. cristatus, inhabiting arid to semi arid regions. {wedge + bill2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • wedgebill — noun An Australian logrunner, Sphenostoma cristatum, that has a wedge shaped bill …   Wiktionary

  • wedgebill — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: wedge (I) + bill 1. : an Australian crested bird (Sphenostoma cristatum) that has a wedge shaped bill and is related to the bellbird (Oreoica gutturalis) 2. : a So. American hummingbird (Schistes geoffroyi) having a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chiming Wedgebill — Conservation status Least Concern ( …   Wikipedia

  • Chirruping Wedgebill — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification K …   Wikipedia

  • chirruping wedgebill — čirpiantysis botagpaukštis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Psophodes cristatus angl. chirruping wedgebill vok. Buschflöter, m pranc. psophode babillard, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – botagpaukščiai …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • chiming wedgebill — botagpaukštis varpininkas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Psophodes occidentalis angl. chiming wedgebill vok. Glockenflöter, m pranc. psophode carillonneur, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – botagpaukščiai …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Sphenostoma cristatum — Wedgebill Wedge bill , n. (Zo[ o]l.) An Australian crested insessorial bird ({Sphenostoma cristatum}) having a wedge shaped bill. Its color is dull brown, like the earth of the plains where it lives. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sibley-Monroe checklist 13 — The Sibley Monroe checklist was a landmark document in the study of birds. It drew on extensive DNA DNA hybridisation studies to reassess the relationships between modern birds. Passeriformes (continued) =Corvidae= * Androphobus viridis Papuan… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic birds — This list is based on the Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds [http://www.birdsaustralia.com.au/hanzab/HANZAB spp list.pdf list, May 2002 update] , with the doubtfuls omitted. It includes the birds of Australia, New Zealand,… …   Wikipedia

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