pin-tailed sand grouse

pin-tailed sand grouse
pin-tailed sand grouse «PIHN TAYLD»,
a sand grouse of Asia, Africa, and southern Europe, having its central tail feathers elongated.

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  • sand grouse — noun pigeon like bird of arid regions of the Old World having long pointed wings and tail and precocial downy young • Syn: ↑sandgrouse • Hypernyms: ↑columbiform bird • Hyponyms: ↑painted sandgrouse, ↑Pterocles indicus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pin-tailed sandgrouse — noun sandgrouse of Europe and Africa having elongated middle tail feathers • Syn: ↑pin tailed grouse, ↑Pterocles alchata • Hypernyms: ↑sandgrouse, ↑sand grouse • Member Holonyms: ↑Pterocles, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pin-tailed grouse — noun sandgrouse of Europe and Africa having elongated middle tail feathers • Syn: ↑pin tailed sandgrouse, ↑Pterocles alchata • Hypernyms: ↑sandgrouse, ↑sand grouse • Member Holonyms: ↑Pterocles, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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