umbrella bird


: any of several South and Central American birds of the genus Cephalopterus (as C. ornatus) that are about the size of a jackdaw and in the male are entirely black with a radiating crest curving forward over the head and a long feathered lappet depending from the breast

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“Umbrella bird.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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