common bronzewing


Definition of common bronzewing

: an Australian bronzewing (Phaps chalcoptera) with a white forehead and chin, a brown back on which each feather is tipped with buff, a mauve breast, and brilliantly metallic bronze and green specula on the wing coverts

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“Common bronzewing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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