Eurypyga

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Translingual[edit]

Eurypyga helias

Etymology[edit]

eury- +‎ -pyga, from Ancient Greek εὐρύς (eurús, wide) + πυγή (pugḗ, tail, buttocks)

Proper noun[edit]

Eurypyga ?

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Eurypygidae – the sunbitterns.

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References[edit]

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