Definition of Promerops. Meaning of Promerops. Synonyms of Promerops

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Definition of Promerops

Promerops
Promerops Prom"e*rops, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? before + ? bee-eater.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of very brilliant birds belonging to Promerops, Epimarchus, and allied genera, closely related to the paradise birds, and mostly native of New Guinea. They have a long curved beak and a long graduated tail.

Meaning of Promerops from wikipedia

- feathers. The genus Promerops was introduced by the French zoologist Mathurin Jacques Brisson in 1760 with the Cape sugarbird (Promerops cafer) as the type...
- The Cape sugarbird (Promerops cafer) is one of the eight bird species endemic to the Fynbos biome of the Western Cape and Eastern Cape provinces of South...
- their important role in mating displays. Promerops gurneyi is one of two species within the genus Promerops and the monotypic family Promeropidae. Gurney's...
- Common name Binomial Status Gurney's sugarbird Promerops gurneyi Near-threatened Cape sugarbird Promerops cafer endemic...
- Pomatostomus Family Prionopidae - see Vangidae Family Promeropidae Genus Promerops - sugarbirds Family Prunellidae Genus Prunella - accentors Family Psophodidae...
- Cape Sugarbird (Promerops cafer), the probable main pollinator, on a different species of Protea in Slanghoek Mountain Resort, Western Cape....
- rollers (rolliers), toucans (toucans), barbets (barbus), sugarbirds (promerops), bee-eaters (guêpiers), trogons (couroucous), and turacos (touracos)...
- chalybeus), malachite sunbird (Nectarinia famosa), and the Cape sugarbird (Promerops cafer). In order to reach the nectar, the bird must push its bill into...
- a long downcurved bill, and long tail feathers. Gurney's sugarbird, Promerops gurneyi Order: P****eriformes   Family: Nectariniidae The sunbirds and...
- Pietermaritzburg, and was instrumental in obtaining the type of Gurney's sugarbird, Promerops gurneyi, somewhere in Natal, which was described by Jules Verreaux in...