Definition of Boatbill. Meaning of Boatbill. Synonyms of Boatbill

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Definition of Boatbill

Boatbill
Boatbill Boat"bill`, n. (Zo["o]l.) 1. A wading bird (Cancroma cochlearia) of the tropical parts of South America. Its bill is somewhat like a boat with the keel uppermost. 2. A perching bird of India, of the genus Eurylaimus.

Meaning of Boatbill from wikipedia

- pitangua either of the two boatbills in the genus Machaerirhynchus: Black-breasted boatbill, M. nigripectus Yellow-breasted boatbill, M. flaviventer...
- The yellow-breasted boatbill (Machaerirhynchus flaviventer) is a species of bird found in New Guinea. They have also been found in the Cape York Peninsula...
- The black-breasted boatbill (Machaerirhynchus nigripectus) is a species of bird in the family Machaerirhynchidae. It is found in New Guinea. Its natural...
- (2006). Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds. Vol. 7: Boatbill to Starlings. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-553996-7...
- World orioles and figbirds Superfamily Malaconotoidea Machaerirhynchidae: boatbills Artamidae: woodswallows, butcherbirds, currawongs, and Australian magpie...
- (2006). Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds. Vol. 7: Boatbill to Starlings. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. p. 530. ISBN 978-0-19-553996-7...
- boat-billed heron (Cochlearius cochlearius), colloquially known as the boatbill, is an atypical member of the heron family, and was formerly placed in...
- species are known as boatbills. The genus is distributed across New Guinea and northern Queensland. The species are: Black-breasted boatbill, M. nigripectus...
- are (from the most primitive to the most advanced): tiger herons and the boatbill bitterns day herons and egrets, and night herons The night herons could...
- Australian, New Zealand & Antarctic Birds. Volume 7, Boatbill to starlings; Part 7 A, Boatbill to larks. Melbourne, Victoria: Oxford University Press...
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