Entry from British & World English dictionary
An Australian songbird of the logrunner family, with a wedge-shaped bill, long tail, and upright crest.
- Sphenostoma cristatum, family Orthonychidae
- Seeing any of the whipbirds, wedgebills, and jewel-babblers can be a challenge to the observer.
- Australian whipbirds and wedgebills have eggs that are light blue with black scribbles very boldly marking them.
- More than 100 species of birds have been recorded here, including fairy wrens, finches, grass wrens and wedgebills.
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