Definition of spinifexbird in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈspʌɪnɪfɛks/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A secretive warbler that frequents thickets of spinifex in central Australia.
  • Eremiornis carteri, family Sylviidae
Example sentences
  • Red-tailed black cockatoos fly noisily overhead while the small spinifexbird perches in the dense grass below.
  • Others, like the spinifexbird and white-winged fairly-wren, also occur far from water, but appear to be resident through good seasons and poor.
  • Bird species of regional significance include the peregrine falcon Falco peregrinus, bush thick-knee Burhinus grallarius, spinifexbird Eremiornis carteri and redthroat Sericornis brunneus 5.
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