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Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See bat-parrakeet.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Three are endemic and threatened, including the endangered Flores monarch (Monarcha sacerdotum) and the vulnerable Wallace's hanging-parrot (Loriculus flosculus) and Flores crow (Corvus florensis).

    Lesser Sundas deciduous forests

  • One species found on Sangihe, the cerulean paradise flycatcher (Eutrichomyias rowleyi), is critically endangered, and the red-and-blue lory (Eos histro), Sangihe hanging-parrot (Loriculus catamene), and elegant sunbird (Aethopyga duyvenbodei), all found on Sangihe and Talaud, are endangered.

    Sulawesi lowland rain forests

  • Family Common Name Species Bucconidae Ceylon grey hornbill Ocyceros gingalensis Cuculidae Red-faced malkoha Phaenicophaeus pyrrhocephalus Phasianidae Ceylon junglefowl Gallus lafayetii Phasianidae Ceylon spurfowl Galloperdix bicalcarata Turdidae Spot-winged thrush Zoothera spiloptera Timaliidae Brown-capped babbler Pellorneum fuscocapillum Capitonidae Yellow-fronted barbet Megalaima flavifrons Psittacidae Ceylon hanging-parrot Loriculus beryllinus Psittacidae Layard's parakeet Psittacula calthropae An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Sri Lanka dry-zone dry evergreen forests

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  • Heehee. No, mostly southern Asia. So named because they do this.

    January 9, 2008

  • Found exclusively in the Hanging Gardens of Babylon?

    January 9, 2008