sir·​gang | \ ˈsərˌgaŋ \
plural -s

Definition of sirgang

: a predominantly pale green crested cissa (Kitta chinensis) that has largely maroon-red wings and black markings from bill to nape, on the wings, and across the tail and that occurs from the Himalayas through southeastern Asia and into the Pacific islands

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History and Etymology for sirgang

probably from native name in Ceylon and Sumatra

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“Sirgang.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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