Definitions

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  • n. Any of the small passerine birds of the tribe Malurini.

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Examples

  • The greater vasa parrot (Coracopsis vasa) of Madagascar, and the superb fairywren

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  • Restricted range and globally threatened birds present in Cape York Peninsula include the buff-breasted buttonquail (Turnix olivii EN), golden-shouldered parrot (Psephotus chrysopterygius EN), lovely fairywren (Malurus amabilis), white-streaked honeyeater (Trichodere cockerelli), and yellow-spotted honeyeater (Meliphaga notata).

    Cape York tropical savanna

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