a warbler of forest floors in SE Australia, Pycnoptilus floccosus, named from its alleged habit of accompanying the superb lyrebird
Which Came First: Turkey The Bird, Or Turkey The Nation?The republic of Turkey (look north of Egypt, east of Greece) isn't exactly a breeding ground for the bird that Americans associate with Thanksgiving. In fact, the turkey is native to North America ... so, why do they share the same name?
A Flamboyance Of Flamingos And Other Brilliant Bird Group NamesRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
- pilot balloon,
- pilot biscuit,
- pilot boat,
- pilot burner,
- pilot cell,
- pilot chart
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