Definitions

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  • n. Any of three species of bird in the genus Galloperdix of the pheasant family Phasianidae.

Etymologies

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spur +‎ fowl

Examples

  • 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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