regent bower-bird

regent bower-bird
шалашник, вторая по величине австралийская беседковая птица (Sericulus chrysocephalus; самец имеет чёрно-золотистое оперение; тж. regent bird)

Australia and New Zealand. English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2014.

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  • Bower bird — Bow er bird (Zo[ o]l.) An Australian bird ({Ptilonorhynchus violaceus} or {Ptilonorhynchus holosericeus}), allied to the starling. The male constructs singular bowers or playhouses of twigs and decorates them with bright colored objects to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spotted bower bird — Bower bird Bow er bird (Zo[ o]l.) An Australian bird ({Ptilonorhynchus violaceus} or {Ptilonorhynchus holosericeus}), allied to the starling. The male constructs singular bowers or playhouses of twigs and decorates them with bright colored… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Regent bird — Regent Re gent, n. [F. r[ e]gent. See {Regent}, a.] 1. One who rules or reigns; a governor; a ruler. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Especially, one invested with vicarious authority; one who governs a kingdom in the minority, absence, or disability of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Regent — Re gent, n. [F. r[ e]gent. See {Regent}, a.] 1. One who rules or reigns; a governor; a ruler. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Especially, one invested with vicarious authority; one who governs a kingdom in the minority, absence, or disability of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • regent — n. & adj. n. 1 a person appointed to administer a State because the monarch is a minor or is absent or incapacitated. 2 US a member of the governing body of a State university. adj. (placed after noun) acting as regent (Prince Regent). Phrases… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Regent Bowerbird — Taxobox name = Regent Bowerbird status = LC status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Ptilonorhynchidae genus = Sericulus species = S. chrysocephalus binomial = Sericulus… …   Wikipedia

  • Chalmydodera maculata — Bower bird Bow er bird (Zo[ o]l.) An Australian bird ({Ptilonorhynchus violaceus} or {Ptilonorhynchus holosericeus}), allied to the starling. The male constructs singular bowers or playhouses of twigs and decorates them with bright colored… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ptilonorhynchus holosericeus — Bower bird Bow er bird (Zo[ o]l.) An Australian bird ({Ptilonorhynchus violaceus} or {Ptilonorhynchus holosericeus}), allied to the starling. The male constructs singular bowers or playhouses of twigs and decorates them with bright colored… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ptilonorhynchus violaceus — Bower bird Bow er bird (Zo[ o]l.) An Australian bird ({Ptilonorhynchus violaceus} or {Ptilonorhynchus holosericeus}), allied to the starling. The male constructs singular bowers or playhouses of twigs and decorates them with bright colored… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sericulus melinus — Bower bird Bow er bird (Zo[ o]l.) An Australian bird ({Ptilonorhynchus violaceus} or {Ptilonorhynchus holosericeus}), allied to the starling. The male constructs singular bowers or playhouses of twigs and decorates them with bright colored… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sericulus melinus — Regent Re gent, n. [F. r[ e]gent. See {Regent}, a.] 1. One who rules or reigns; a governor; a ruler. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Especially, one invested with vicarious authority; one who governs a kingdom in the minority, absence, or disability of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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