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Umbrella bird   /əmbrˈɛlə bərd/   Listen
Umbrella bird

noun
1.
Black tropical American bird having a large overhanging crest and long feathered wattle.  Synonym: Cephalopterus ornatus.






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"Umbrella bird" Quotes from Famous Books



... stone, which Mr. O'C. had stuffed and exhibited. It has a fine crest, something like that of a Polish fowl, but larger in proportion to the bird, and very regular and well formed. The male must have been almost like the Umbrella bird in miniature, the crest is ...
— Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters and Reminiscences, Vol. 1 (of 2) • James Marchant



Words linked to "Umbrella bird" :   cotinga, chatterer, Cephalopterus, genus Cephalopterus, Cephalopterus ornatus



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