- n. alternative spelling of bird of paradise.
“Koryta builds tension deftly and discreetly, with the coastal country itself contributing to the mounting claustrophobia, the "strange bird-of-paradise plants" which "pressed close, their wide green fronds stretching toward the sky in search of sunlight", the endless mangroves, the gathering storm.”
“In the centre of the mantel was a stuffed bird-of-paradise, while about the room were scattered gorgeous shells from the southern seas, delicate sprays of coral sprouting from barnacled pi-pi shells and cased in glass, assegais from South Africa, stone axes from New Guinea, huge”
“Scissor-tailed flycatcher, Tyrannus forficatus fomerly, Milvulus forficatus; protonym, Muscivora forficata, also known as the Texas bird-of-paradise and the swallow-tailed flycatcher, photographed at Manhattan, Kansas.”
“Toby Stephens has a fruity, bird-of-paradise quality which makes him more obvious casting as an actor than a dramatist: he often looks as if he's on the brink of tossing his locks.”
“He was going to surprise her with dinner, dancing, and a beautiful bouquet of pink roses and bird-of-paradise—a little of the traditional with something exotic—delivered to the house.”
“Standing outside was a deliveryman with a beautiful bouquet of pink roses and bird-of-paradise, a rich variation of a rainbow.”
“Many tropical species in the Musaceae family (which includes bananas and bird-of-paradise) have some flowers which contain virtually no nectar, while others are richly endowed.”
“There was a small room paneled in bird-of-paradise iffcathers.”
“Traditional hunting for the Raggiana bird-of-paradise for sale and trade also occur.”
“Archbold's bowerbird (Archboldia papuensis), ribbon-tailed astrapia (Astrapia mayeri), and the blue bird-of-paradise (Paradisaea rudolphi) are considered vulnerable.”
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masked cardinal, bobwhite, masked lovebird, obscure honeyeater, creamy-rumped miner, laced woodpecker, robust lancetooth, purplish honeycre..., shining honeycreeper, honeycreeper, sugarbird, honeyeater and 122 more...
words that evoke magic, mystery, mayhem, magnificence or anything else that glimmers in the grass
A work in progress....Birds from around the world (other than endemic to North America).
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