Definition of twinspot in English:

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twinspot

Pronunciation: /ˈtwɪnspɒt/

noun

An African waxbill with white-spotted black underparts, the male typically having a reddish face and breast.
  • Hypargos and related genera, family Estrildidae: several species
Example sentences
  • I searched the internet but couldn't find a date as to when the twinspots were protected.
  • We have 7 species of robin, large flocks of crested guinea fowl, purple-crested lourie - the national bird, narina trogan and pink-throated and green twinspots among the special treats.
  • The park's 200-odd bird species range from the iconic fish eagle to the jewel-like Peter's twinspots that hop tamely around the visitors’ centre.

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