Definition of forktail in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɔːkteɪl/


An Asian songbird of the thrush family, with a long forked tail and typically with black-and-white plumage.
  • Genus Enicurus, family Turdidae: several species.
Example sentences
  • These include the Brown Dipper, three different forktails and the five species of sunbirds.
  • There are over 370 species of birds, including The Brown Dipper, forktails and sunbirds.
  • A short drive to Corbett is rewarding as we stop en route for birding, looking for wall creepers, forktails, etc.

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