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Definition of "thornbill" []

  • Any of the passerine birds of the genus Acanthiza. (noun)

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Use "thornbill" in a sentence
  • "These include northern logrunner or chowchilla Orthonyx spaldingii, little treecreeper Climacteris minor, Atherton scrubwren Sericornis keri, Australian fernwren Crateroscelis gutturalis, mountain thornbill Acanthiza katherina, bridled honeyeater Lichenostomus frenatus, Bower's shrike-thrush Colluricincla megarhyncha, tooth-billed catbird Ailuroedus dentirostris and golden bowerbird Prionodura newtoniana."
  • "Other birds found in this ecoregion include the western thornbill (Acanthiza inornata), and the short-billed black-cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus latirostris EN) which inhabits sandplain woodlands and mallee, and the long-billed black-cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus baudinii) which is found in open eucalypt woodland and farmland."
  • "The following birds utilize a variety of habitats, including eucalypt woodlands: a subspecies of wedge-tailed eagle (Aquila audax fleayi), Tasmanian native hen (Gallinula mortierii), Tasmanian thornbill (Acanthiza ewingii), and yellow wattlebird (Anthochaera paradoxa)."
Words like "thornbill"
brown thornbill
buff-rumped thornbill
chestnut-rumped thornbill
inland thornbill
mountain thornbill
Papuan thornbill
slaty-backed thornbill
slender-billed thornbill
striated thornbill
Tasmanian thornbill
western thornbill
yellow-rumped thornbill