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Black-winged Cuckoo-shrike
2008-09-12 16:41:03

The Black-winged Cuckoo-shrike (Coracina melaschistos), also known as the Smaller Grey Cuckoo-Shrike, is a species of cuckoo shrike found in South to Southeast Asia. It is distributed from Northeast Pakistan through the lower Himalayan region (Uttaranchal, Nepal, Arunachal Pradesh and into the hills of NE Myanmar continuing to China and Southeast Asia. It winters in the foothills, occasionally...

Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike
2006-03-23 14:03:15

The Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike (Coracina novaehollandiae), also called a large cuckoo-shrike, is a bird common to the Indian subcontinent (except Pakistan and NW India), Australia and the Solomon Islands. It has a protected status in Australia, under the National Parks and Wildlife Act, 1974. This species is widely distributed throughout virtually any wooded habitat throughout the area, with...

Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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