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black-eye bird

n. 1. the Bahama yellowthroat, Geothlypis rostrata. See quot. for def. 2.

2. the common yellowthroat, G. trichas: 1972 Both species are known as black-eye birds-a very apt name for the males, which resemble small bandits with their black masks (Paterson 154).

Tags: animal, bird, endemic, noun

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Last update: 2010-09-05 20:03
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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