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Acanthiza

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀκᾰνθεών (akantheṓn, thorny bracken) +‎ ζᾰ́ω (záō, I live).[1]

Proper nounEdit

Acanthiza f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Acanthizidae — the thornbills.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Acanthiza" in James A. Jobling's Helm dictionary of scientific bird names, A&C Black (2010)
  • 2006, Gill, F. and Wright, M., Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276: