bellbird

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English[edit]

Oreoica gutturalis
Anthornis melanura
Procnias averano
Manorina melanophrys

Etymology[edit]

From bell +‎ bird.

Noun[edit]

bellbird (plural bellbirds)

  1. Any of various birds with a far-carrying bell-like call, including the crested bellbird, Oreoica gutturalis, the New Zealand bellbird, Anthornis melanura and the neotropical bellbirds of the genus Procnias.
  2. (Australia) The bell miner, Manorina melanophrys, a bird that feeds on bell lerps (a variety of psyllid).

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