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Actophilornis

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TranslingualEdit

 
Actophilornis africanus, London Zoo, England
 
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EtymologyEdit

New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀκτή (aktḗ, headland, peninsula, shore, edge) + φίλος (phílos, friendly) + ὄρνις (órnis, bird)

Proper nounEdit

Actophilornis m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Jacanidae.

ReferencesEdit

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276