satin bowerbird


satin bowerbird
noun
of southeast Australia; male is glossy violet blue; female is light grey-green
Hypernyms: ↑bowerbird, ↑catbird
Member Holonyms: ↑Ptilonorhynchus, ↑genus Ptilonorhynchus

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noun or satin bird
: a bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus) of southeast Australia having feathered nostrils and being in the fully adult male a glossy violet blue and in the female a light gray green

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satin bowerbird,
a bowerbird of Australia having a glossy, blue-black color and china-blue eyes.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Satin Bowerbird — Taxobox name = Satin Bowerbird status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 250px image caption = male regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Ptilonorhynchidae genus = Ptilonorhynchus genus… …   Wikipedia

  • satin bowerbird — violetiniai palapinukai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Ptilonorhynchus angl. satin bowerbird vok. Seidenlaubenvogel, m rus. атласный шалашник, m pranc. jardinier satiné, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – palapinukiniai… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • satin bowerbird — violetinis palapinukas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Ptilonorhynchus violaceus angl. satin bowerbird vok. Seidenlaubenvogel, m rus. атласный шалашник, m pranc. jardinier satiné, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • satin bowerbird — /sætn ˈbaʊəbɜd/ (say satn bowuhberd) noun the largest of the Australian bowerbirds, Ptilonorhynchus violaceus, the adult male being a lustrous blue in colour …   Australian English dictionary

  • Bowerbird — Taxobox name = Bowerbirds image caption = Male Satin Bowerbird Ptilonorhynchus violaceus image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes subordo = Passeri familia = Ptilonorhynchidae familia authority …   Wikipedia

  • satin bird — noun of southeast Australia; male is glossy violet blue; female is light grey green • Syn: ↑satin bowerbird, ↑Ptilonorhynchus violaceus • Hypernyms: ↑bowerbird, ↑catbird • Member Holonyms: ↑Ptilonorhynchus …   Useful english dictionary

  • bowerbird — /bow euhr berrd /, n. any of several oscine birds of the family Ptilonorhynchidae, of Australia, New Guinea, and adjacent islands, the males of which build bowerlike, decorated structures to attract the females. [1840 50; BOWER1 + BIRD] * * * Any …   Universalium

  • Western Bowerbird — Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Flame Bowerbird — Conservation status Least Concern …   Wikipedia

  • Fawn-breasted Bowerbird — Conservation status Least Conc …   Wikipedia


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