Cirl bunting

Cirl bunting
Cirl bunting Cirl" bun`ting [Cf. It. cirlo.] (Zo["o]l.) A European bunting ({Emberiza cirlus}). [1913 Webster]

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  • Cirl Bunting — Conservation status Least Concern ( …   Wikipedia

  • cirl bunting — noun /səːl ˈbʌntɪŋ/ A small, Old World passerine bird, , of the bunting family (Emberizidae). Very similar to the yellowhammer. A minute or two later, a female cirl bunting dropped down into the field in front of us, soon followed by a male …   Wiktionary

  • cirl bunting — ˈsər(.ə)l noun Etymology: New Latin cirlus (specific epithet of Emberiza cirlus), from Italian cirlo, of imitative origin : a small European finch (Emberiza cirlus) brightly marked with yellow, olive, and black * * * cirl bunting «surl», a common …   Useful english dictionary

  • cirl bunting — daržinė starta statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Emberiza cirlus angl. cirl bunting vok. Zaun Ammer, f rus. огородная овсянка, f pranc. bruant zizi, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – tikrosios startos …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • cirl bunting — [sə:l] noun a bunting related to the yellowhammer, the male having a distinctive facial pattern and a black throat. [Emberiza cirlus.] Origin C18: cirl from Ital. cirlo, prob. from zirlare whistle as a thrush …   English new terms dictionary

  • Bunting (bird) — For other uses, see bunting. Buntings Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • bunting — I. /ˈbʌntɪŋ / (say bunting) noun 1. a coarse open fabric of worsted or cotton used for flags, signals. 2. flags, especially a vessel s flags, collectively. 3. festive decorations made from bunting, paper, etc., usually in the form of draperies,… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Bunting — Bun ting, n. [Scot. buntlin, corn buntlin, OE. bunting, buntyle; of unknown origin.] (Zo[ o]l.) A bird of the genus {Emberiza}, or of an allied genus, related to the finches and sparrows (family {Fringillid[ae]}). [1913 Webster] Note: Among… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Emberiza cirlus — Cirl bunting Cirl bun ting [Cf. It. cirlo.] (Zo[ o]l.) A European bunting ({Emberiza cirlus}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sibley-Monroe checklist 18 — The Sibley Monroe checklist was a landmark document in the study of birds. It drew on extensive DNA DNA hybridisation studies to reassess the relationships between modern birds. Passeriformes (continued)Fringillidae* Peucedramus taeniatus Olive… …   Wikipedia

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