Definition of indigobird in English:

indigobird

Line breaks: indigo|bird
Pronunciation: /ˈɪndɪgəʊˌbəːd
 
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(also indigo finch)

noun

An African weaver related to the whydahs, the male having black plumage with blue or purple iridescence.
  • Genus Vidua, family Ploceidae: four species
More example sentences
  • The intermediate male breeding plumage - between that of an indigobird and a paradise whydah therefore indicates that the father was a paradise whydah.
  • In contrast to cuckoos, both male and female indigobirds imprint on their hosts.
  • None of the indigobirds associated with red-billed firefinch were closely related to individuals associated with brown firefinch, or vice versa.

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