Definition of diamond-bird in English:


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  • A pardalote, which typically has rows of small white spots on the dark parts of its plumage.
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    • It is stated that valuable native insect-eating birds, such as kingfishers, diamond-birds, tree-swallows, and tree-creepers, are being turned out of their nesting-places in tree-hollows by swarms of starlings.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody