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Definition of ground thrushes

ground thrushes
Pitta Pit"ta (p[i^]t"t[.a]), n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of a large group of bright-colored clamatorial birds belonging to Pitta, and allied genera of the family Pittid[ae]. Most of the species are varied with three or more colors, such as blue, green, crimson, yellow, purple, and black. They are called also ground thrushes, and Old World ant thrushes; but they are not related to the true thrushes. Note: The pittas are most abundant in the East Indies, but some inhabit Southern Asia, Africa, and Australia. They live mostly upon the ground, and feed upon insects of various kinds.

Meaning of ground thrushes from wikipedia

- species) Hylocichla – wood thrush Catharustypical American thrushes and nightingale-thrushes (13 species) ZootheraAsian thrushes (21 species, including...
- The grey ground thrush (Geokichla princei) is a species of bird in the family ****idae. It is found in Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon...
- The orange ground thrush (Geokichla gurneyi) is a species of bird in the family ****idae. The orange ground thrush was described as ****us gurneyi by...
- Byers, Clive; Wiczur, Jan (2000). Thrushes. Christopher Helm. pp. 240–241. ISBN 0713639407. "Abyssinian Ground-thrush (Zoothera piaggiae)". Handbook of...
- The Kivu ground thrush (Geokichla piaggiae tanganicae) is a bird subspecies native to the Albertine Rift montane forests. Its natural habitat is subtropical...
- for shady damp areas, and like many Zoothera thrushes, can be quite secretive. The orange-headed thrush is omnivorous, eating a wide range of insects...
- The black-eared ground thrush (Geokichla cameronensis) is a species of bird in the family ****idae. It is found in Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the...
- The spotted ground thrush (Geokichla guttata) is a species of bird in the family ****idae. It is found in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya...
- Siberian thrush (Geokichla sibirica) is a member of the thrush family, ****idae. The genus name Geokichla comes from Ancient Gr**** geo-, "ground-" and kikhle...
- aviculturists and birdwatchers, and has led to the colloquial name jewel-thrushes. Such is their attractiveness that, in Borneo, even the body of a dead...