Definitions

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  • adj. Used as a species epithet; whistling.

Etymologies

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New Latin, from Latin sibilatrix ("whistling")

Examples

  • Ibáñez et al. (2001) did find fresh, recently cut passerine wings (of a Robin Erithacus rubecula and Wood warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix) underneath the bats they were netting, and they also found Robin feathers adhering to the claws of one of the captured bats.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • This song is not that described by Mr. Blyth as being similar to the notes of the English Wood-Wren (_P. sibilatrix_) but fainter -- it is a loud double chirp or call, hardly worthy of being dignified with the name of song at all.

    The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1

  • The feeble song, like that of _P. sibilatrix_, alluded to by

    The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1

  • The black-legged serieman (Chunga burmeisteri), blue-crowned parakeet (Aratinga acuticadauta), Picui ground dove (Columbina picui), Guira cuckoo (Guira guira), little thornbird (Phacellodomus sibilatrix) and many-colored Chaco finch (Saltaitricula multicolor) make up a large part of the unique avifauna represented in this ecoregion.

    Arid Chaco

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