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Calopsitta Novae-Hollandiae
Cockateel Cock"a*teel, n. (Zo["o]l.) An Australian parrot (Calopsitta Nov[ae]-Hollandi[ae]); -- so called from its note.
Cyclorrhynchus psittaculus
Paroquet Par"o*quet`, n. [F. perroquet, or Sp. periquito; both prob. orig. meaning, little Peter. See Parrot.] (Zo["o]l.) Same as Parrakeet. [Written also paroket, parroquet, and perroquet.] Paroquet auk or auklet (Zo["o]l.), a small auk (Cyclorrhynchus psittaculus) inhabiting the coast and islands of Alaska. The upper parts are dark slate, under parts white, bill orange red. Called also perroquet auk.
Psittaceous
Psittaceous Psit*ta"ceous, Psittacid Psit"ta*cid, a. [L. psittacus a parrot, Gr. ?: cf. F. psittacide.] (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the parrots, or the Psittaci. -- n. One of the Psittaci.
Psittaci
Psittaci Psit"ta*ci, n. pl. [NL.] (Zo["o]l.) The order of birds which comprises the parrots.
Psittacid
Psittaceous Psit*ta"ceous, Psittacid Psit"ta*cid, a. [L. psittacus a parrot, Gr. ?: cf. F. psittacide.] (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the parrots, or the Psittaci. -- n. One of the Psittaci.
psittacina
Sarracenia Sar`ra*ce"ni*a, n. [NL. So named after a Dr. Sarrazin of Quebec.] (Bot.) A genus of American perennial herbs growing in bogs; the American pitcher plant. Note: They have hollow pitcher-shaped or tubular leaves, and solitary flowers with an umbrella-shaped style. Sarracenia purpurea, the sidesaddle flower, is common at the North; S. flava, rubra, Drummondii, variolaris, and psittacina are Southern species. All are insectivorous, catching and drowning insects in their curious leaves. See Illust. of Sidesaddle flower, under Sidesaddle.
Psitta-co-fulvine
Psitta-co-fulvine Psit`ta-co-ful"*vine, n. [Gr. ? a parrot + L. fulvus yellow.] A yellow pigment found in the feathers of certain parrots.
Psittacus erithacus
Jako Jak"o (j[a^]k"[-o]), n. (Zo["o]l.) An African parrot (Psittacus erithacus), very commonly kept as a cage bird; -- called also gray parrot.
Psittacus erithacus
Gray Gray, a. [Compar. Grayer; superl. Grayest.] [OE. gray, grey, AS. gr[=ae]g, gr[=e]g; akin to D. graauw, OHG. gr[=a]o, G. grau, Dan. graa, Sw. gr[*a], Icel. gr[=a]r.] [Written also grey.] 1. White mixed with black, as the color of pepper and salt, or of ashes, or of hair whitened by age; sometimes, a dark mixed color; as, the soft gray eye of a dove. These gray and dun colors may be also produced by mixing whites and blacks. --Sir I. Newton. 2. Gray-haired; gray-headed; of a gray color; hoary. 3. Old; mature; as, gray experience. Ames. Gray antimony (Min.), stibnite. Gray buck (Zo["o]l.), the chickara. Gray cobalt (Min.), smaltite. Gray copper (Min.), tetrahedrite. Gray duck (Zo["o]l.), the gadwall; also applied to the female mallard. Gray falcon (Zo["o]l.) the peregrine falcon. Gray Friar. See Franciscan, and Friar. Gray hen (Zo["o]l.), the female of the blackcock or black grouse. See Heath grouse. Gray mill or millet (Bot.), a name of several plants of the genus Lithospermum; gromwell. Gray mullet (Zo["o]l.) any one of the numerous species of the genus Mugil, or family Mugilid[ae], found both in the Old World and America; as the European species (M. capito, and M. auratus), the American striped mullet (M. albula), and the white or silver mullet (M. Braziliensis). See Mullet. Gray owl (Zo["o]l.), the European tawny or brown owl (Syrnium aluco). The great gray owl (Ulula cinerea) inhabits arctic America. Gray parrot (Zo["o]l.), a parrot (Psittacus erithacus), very commonly domesticated, and noted for its aptness in learning to talk. Gray pike. (Zo["o]l.) See Sauger. Gray snapper (Zo["o]l.), a Florida fish; the sea lawyer. See Snapper. Gray snipe (Zo["o]l.), the dowitcher in winter plumage. Gray whale (Zo["o]l.), a rather large and swift California whale (Rhachianectes glaucus), formerly taken in large numbers in the bays; -- called also grayback, devilfish, and hardhead.
Sitta Europaea
Nuthatch Nut"hatch`, n. [OE. nuthake. See 2d Hack.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of birds of the genus Sitta, as the European species (Sitta Europ[ae]a). The white-breasted nuthatch (S. Carolinensis), the red-breasted nuthatch (S. Canadensis), the pygmy nuthatch (S. pygm[ae]a), and others, are American.

Meaning of Sitta from wikipedia

- The nuthatches (/nʌt.hætʃ/) constitute a genus, Sitta, of small p****erine birds belonging to the family Sittidae. Characterised by large heads, short...
- "Flagpole Sitta" is a song by American rock band Harvey Danger from their 1997 debut album, Where Have All the Merrymakers Gone?. It was released as the...
- The Eurasian nuthatch or wood nuthatch (Sitta europaea) is a small p****erine bird found throughout the Palearctic and in Europe. Like other nuthatches...
- The white-breasted nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis) is a species of bird in the nuthatch family Sittidae. It is a medium-sized nuthatch, measuring approximately...
- The red-breasted nuthatch (Sitta canadensis) is a small songbird. The adult has blue-grey upperparts with cinnamon underparts, a white throat and face...
- Sittas (Gr****: Σίττας; died 538) was a Byzantine military commander during the reign of Emperor Justinian I (r. 527–565). During the Iberian War against...
- Samuel John Sitta (18 December 1942 – 7 November 2016) was a Tanzanian CCM politician and Member of Parliament for Urambo East. He was the Speaker of...
- The Bahama nuthatch (Sitta insularis) is a nuthatch species endemic to the pineyards of Grand Bahama island in the Bahamas. It may be extinct as of 2019...
- Washington. The band rose to prominence in 1997 with the single "Flagpole Sitta", which was later used as the theme tune to the British sitcom Peep Show...
- The brown-headed nuthatch (Sitta pusilla) is a small songbird found endemic to pine forests throughout the Southeastern United States. Genetic analyses...