Actophilornis

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Translingual[edit]

Actophilornis africanus, London Zoo, England
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Etymology[edit]

New Latin, from Ancient Greek headland, peninsula, shore, edge ‎(headland, peninsula, shore, edge) + φίλος ‎(phílos, friendly) + ὄρνις ‎(órnis, bird)

Proper noun[edit]

Actophilornis m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Jacanidae.

References[edit]

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276