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Definition of Wattlebirds

Wattlebird
Wattlebird Wat"tle*bird`, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of honey eaters belonging to Anthoch[ae]ra and allied genera of the family Meliphagid[ae]. These birds usually have a large and conspicuous wattle of naked skin hanging down below each ear. They are natives of Australia and adjacent islands. Note: The best-known species (Anthoch[ae]ra carunculata) has the upper parts grayish brown, with a white stripe on each feather, and the wing and tail quills dark brown or blackish, tipped with withe. Its wattles, in life, are light blood-red. Called also wattled crow, wattled bee-eater, wattled honey eater. Another species (A. inauris) is streaked with black, gray, and white, and its long wattles are white, tipped with orange. The bush wattlebirds, belonging to the genus Anellobia, are closely related, but lack conspicuous wattles. The most common species (A. mellivora) is dark brown, finely streaked with white. Called also goruck creeper. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The Australian brush turkey.

Meaning of Wattlebirds from wikipedia

- mistaken for the spiny-ch****ed honeyeater, or little or western wattlebirds. Red wattlebirds are noisy animals, producing a range of raucous calls. Pairs...
- suddenly. Yellow wattlebirds can pollinate eucalyptus trees by carrying pollen in their bills or on the feathers of their heads. Yellow wattlebirds nest in breeding...
- incubates the eggs alone but both parents care for the young chicks. Little wattlebirds feed on nectar obtained with a long, brush-tipped tongue, adapted for...
- Australia and include the little wattlebird, the red wattlebird, the western wattlebird, and the yellow wattlebird. A molecular phylogenetic study has...
- male of the wattled starling Some Australian wattlebirds (Anthochaera spp.) The New Zealand wattlebirds (Callaeidae), which include the kokako, tieke...
- are not corvids and are only distantly related to crows - New Zealand wattlebirds is the informal name for this family used by the scientific community...
- Buddleja 'Wattlebird' is a hybrid cultivar of Buddleja madagascariensis × Buddleja asiatica raised by R J Cherry in Australia in 1993. 'Wattlebird' has been...
- wattlebirds of the family Callaeidae, the others being two species of endangered tieke, or saddleback, and the extinct ****a. New Zealand wattlebirds have...
- The western wattlebird (Anthochaera lunulata) is a p****erine bird in the honeyeater family, Meliphagidae. It is restricted to south-western Australia....
- within the wattlebird genus Anthochaera. The ancestor of the regent honeyeater split from a lineage that gave rise to the red and yellow wattlebirds. The little...
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