Definition of sibia in English:


Line breaks: sibia
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪbɪə


  • A southern Asian songbird of the babbler family, typically having a blackish or greyish head and a long tail.
    • Genus Heterophasia (and Crocias), family Timaliidae: several species
    More example sentences
    • Many white-eared sibias stingingly lovely are living in the woods.
    • White-eared sibias are endemic to Taiwan and usually appear in middle and upper levels of wild or mixed coniferous broad-leaved forests at 1000-2500m elevations.
    • Here we seek barbets, laughingthrushes, whistling-thrushes, sibias, and pheasants in the oak, rhododendron, and Sal forests.


Nepalese sibya.

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