Bullock's oriole
noun Etymology: William Bullock fl1827 English naturalist Date: 1878 an oriole (Icterus bullockii) of the western United States in which the male has a black crown and black line through the eye and the female has a yellowish head and breast and that was formerly considered to be a subspecies of northern oriole

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  • Bullock's Oriole — Taxobox name = Bullock s Oriole status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image caption = Male regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Icteridae genus = Icterus species = I. bullockii binomial = Icterus… …   Wikipedia

  • Bullock's oriole — noun western subspecies of northern oriole • Syn: ↑Icterus galbula bullockii • Hypernyms: ↑northern oriole, ↑Icterus galbula * * * noun see bullock oriole * * * /bool euhks/ a common oriole, Icterus galbula bullocki …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bullock's oriole — Bul′lock s o′riole [[t]ˈbʊl əks[/t]] n. orn a North American oriole, Icterus galbula bullockii, the western subspecies of the northern oriole • Etymology: 1855–60, amer.; after William Bullock, 19th cent. English naturalist …   From formal English to slang

  • Bullock's oriole — /bool euhks/ a common oriole, Icterus galbula bullockii, of western North America: a subspecies of the northern oriole. [1855 60, Amer.; named after William Bullock, 19th century English naturalist] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bul|lock's oriole — «BUL uhks», an oriole of the western part of North America, with orange and black feathers. ╂[< William Bullock, an English naturalist of the 1800 s] …   Useful english dictionary

  • oriole — /awr ee ohl , ohr /, n. 1. any of several usually brightly colored, passerine birds of the family Oriolidae, of the Old World. Cf. golden oriole. 2. any of several brightly colored passerine birds of the family Icteridae, of the New World. Cf.… …   Universalium

  • Bullock'soriole — Bul·lock s oriole (bo͝olʹəks) n. A subspecies (Icterus galbula bullockii) of the northern oriole in its western range, distinguished from the Baltimore oriole in the male by its orange cheeks and large white wing patches and in the female by its… …   Universalium

  • northern oriole — noun a kind of New World oriole • Syn: ↑Icterus galbula • Hypernyms: ↑New World oriole, ↑American oriole, ↑oriole • Hyponyms: ↑Baltimore oriole, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • New World oriole — Icterus redirects here. For the medical condition, see jaundice. New World orioles Baltimore Oriole, Icterus galbula Scientific classification K …   Wikipedia

  • Baltimore Oriole — For other uses, see Baltimore Oriole (disambiguation). Baltimore Oriole Adult male …   Wikipedia

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