Definitions

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  • noun Any member of the family Dicaeidae of passerine birds, many of which feed on nectar.

Etymologies

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flower +‎ pecker

Examples

  • Scientists think the flowerpecker is a canopy specialist, feeding off fruits high in tree canopies. green and yellow slug (Ibycus rachelae) was discovered on leaves in a mountain forest at altitudes up to 6,233 feet (1,900 meters) in Sabah, Malaysia.

    Livescience.com

  • Scientists think the flowerpecker is a canopy specialist, feeding off fruits high in tree canopies. green and yellow slug (Ibycus rachelae) was discovered on leaves in a mountain forest at altitudes up to 6,233 feet (1,900 meters) in Sabah, Malaysia.

    Livescience.com

  • Richard Webster The spectacled flowerpecker, awaiting formal scientific naming, eluded observation until recently, even though a scientific research station has been operating in its habitat for more than two decades.

    Borneo

  • On Cebu, the recent rediscovery of several of the islands 'presumed-extinct species (most famously the Cebu flowerpecker), has focused community conservation activities by the Cebu Biodiversity Conservation Foundation on protecting the island's last few hectares of forest.

    Biological diversity in the Philippines

  • Spectacled bird - Named because of its prominent eye-rings, the spectacled flowerpecker has a grey body with bright white arcs above and below its eyes, a white throat and white tufts at the breast sides.

    Livescience.com

  • A new bird species discovered in Borneo: the spectacled flowerpecker

    WN.com - Articles related to Tiger tourism and tiger conservation are Varty's mission at South Africa's Tiger Canyons (Part 2)

  • They include a vivid flame-coloured bronzeback snake that can flare the back of its neck to reveal bright orange colours when threatened, a new bird named the spectacled flowerpecker, and a green and yellow slug with a tail three times the length of its head.

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  • The birding world is buzzing (or more aptly, chirping) with the news announced yesterday that a new species of bird, the spectacled flowerpecker, may have been found in

    WN.com - Articles related to Tiger tourism and tiger conservation are Varty's mission at South Africa's Tiger Canyons (Part 2)

  • They include a vivid flame-coloured bronzeback snake that can flare the back of its neck to reveal bright orange colours when threatened, a new bird named the spectacled flowerpecker, and a green and yellow slug with a tail three times the length of its head.

    EcoEarth.Info Environment RSS Newsfeed

  • Spectacled bird - Named because of its prominent eye-rings, the spectacled flowerpecker has a grey body with bright white arcs above and below its eyes, a white throat and white tufts at the breast sides.

    Livescience.com

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