Acanthiza

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀκᾰνθεών (akantheṓn, thorny bracken) +‎ ζᾰ́ω (záō, I live).[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Acanthiza f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Acanthizidae – the thornbills.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Acanthiza" in James A. Jobling's Helm dictionary of scientific bird names, A&C Black (2010)
  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276