whipbird


whipbird

▪ bird genus
also called  Coachwhipbird,  
 either of the two species of the Australian genus Psophodes, belonging to the songbird family Muscicapidae. They are named for the voice of the eastern whipbird (P. olivaceus): the male gives a long whistle and a loud crack, and the female answers instantly with “choo” sounds. This species is 25 centimetres (10 inches) long, with broad, graduated tail, and is dark green, with white cheeks. The other, and similar, species is rare.

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  • whipbird — noun a long tailed Australian songbird of the logrunner family, with a call like the crack of a whip. [Genus Psophodes: two species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • whipbird — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : coachwhip bird * * * whipˈbird noun The coachwhip bird • • • Main Entry: ↑whip …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eastern Whipbird — Taxobox name = Eastern Whipbird status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Cinclosomatidae genus = Psophodes species = P. olivaceus binomial = Psophodes olivaceus… …   Wikipedia

  • Western Whipbird — Conservation status Near Threatened (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification Kin …   Wikipedia

  • Papuan Whipbird — Taxobox name = Papuan Whipbird status = DD | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Cinclosomatidae genus = Androphobus genus authority = Hartert Paludan, 1934 species = A.… …   Wikipedia

  • Papuan whipbird — žalieji strazdai fleitininkai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Androphobus angl. Papuan whipbird vok. Grünrückenflöter, m rus. зелёный флейтист, m pranc. androphobe vert, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – eupetidiniai… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Papuan whipbird — žaliasis strazdas fleitininkas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Androphobus viridis angl. Papuan whipbird vok. Grünrückenflöter, m rus. зелёный флейтист, m pranc. androphobe vert, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – žalieji… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • western whipbird — vakarinis botagpaukštis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Psophodes nigrogularis angl. western whipbird vok. Grauschopf Wippflöter, m rus. западная птица бич, f pranc. psophode à menton noir, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas


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