Definition of weebill in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwiːbɪl/


A very small Australian warbler with an olive back, yellow underparts, and a short, stubby bill.
  • Smicrornis brevirostris, family Acanthizidae.
Example sentences
  • Just before we boarded the bus, I saw at least four weebills in a tree.
  • The weebill's nest, a dome with a side entrance, is rather large for such a small bird.
  • Our closest park, Arapiles has over 111 bird species recorded, weebills, thornbills, honeyeaters, lorikeets, parrots, tree creepers, red-rumped parrots, robins, superb blue wrens, and babblers amongst many others.

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