kokkewiet

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic, from the female's call

Noun[edit]

kokkewiet ‎(plural kokkewiete)

  1. A southern African bird Telophorus zeylonus, a bokmakierie, a small yellow and green bird with a black horizontal stripe across the neck.
  2. Waterfiskaal

External links[edit]

A fine drawing of this bird can be found at Stellenbosch Birds, http://www.stellenboschwriters.com/jillsbirds1.html