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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

- grey to dusky brown. The female yellow wattlebird is much smaller than the male. The young yellow wattlebirds have much smaller wattles, a paler head...
- mistaken for the spiny-ch****ed honeyeater, or little or western wattlebirds. Red wattlebirds are noisy animals, producing a range of raucous calls. Pairs...
- Australia and include the little wattlebird, the red wattlebird, the western wattlebird, and the yellow wattlebird. Recent evidence suggests the regent...
- wattles which characterise the wattlebirds. Juveniles are duller with less streaking and have a browner eye. The little wattlebird is found in banksia/eucalypt...
- 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...
- 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...
- male of the wattled starling Some Australian wattlebirds (Anthochaera spp.) The New Zealand wattlebirds (Callaeidae), which include the kokako, tieke...
- Zealand wattlebirds of the family Callaeidae, the others being 2 species of endangered tieke, or saddleback, and the extinct ****a. New Zealand wattlebirds have...
- Buddleja 'Wattlebird' is a hybrid cultivar of Buddleja madagascariensis × Buddleja asiatica raised by R J Cherry in Australia in 1993. 'Wattlebird' has been...
- saddle. Its taxonomic family is also known as that of the (New Zealand) "wattlebirds" and includes the two subspecies of the kōkako (the extant North Island...
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