HyperDic: ptilonorhynchus_violaceus

English > 1 sense of the expression Ptilonorhynchus violaceus:
NOUNanimalPtilonorhynchus violaceus, satin bowerbird, satin birdof southeast Australia
English > Ptilonorhynchus violaceus: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningOf southeast Australia; male is glossy violet blue; female is light grey-green.
Synonymssatin bowerbird, satin bird
Member ofPtilonorhynchus, genus Ptilonorhynchustype genus of the Ptilonorhynchidae
Broaderbowerbird, catbirdAny of various birds of the Australian region whose males build ornamented structures resembling bowers in order to attract females

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