tinkerbird

bird
      any of several species of tiny barbets, which, at 9 cm (3.5 inches), are the smallest of the family Capitonidae (order Piciformes). Tinkerbirds constitute the genus Pogoniulus. They are named for their metallic call—like a tinker mending pots—repeated unendingly in African forest and bush. Among the best known is the yellow-fronted tinkerbird (P. chrysoconus) of east-central Africa. It is glossy black above, with yellow rump and forehead, white eye stripes, and black moustache mark; the breast is pale gray, the belly greenish yellow.

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  • tinkerbird — noun Any of several barbets of the genus Pogoniulus …   Wiktionary

  • tinkerbird — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : any of various barbets with a harsh ringing note: as a. : coppersmith 2 b. : any of several small African barbets of the genus Pogoniulus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird — Taxobox name = Yellow fronted Tinkerbird status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Piciformes familia = Lybiidae genus = Pogoniulus species = P. chrysoconus binomial = Pogoniulus chrysoconus… …   Wikipedia

  • Red-fronted Tinkerbird — Taxobox name = Red fronted Tinkerbird status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Piciformes familia = Lybiidae genus = Pogoniulus species = P. pusillus binomial = Pogoniulus pusillus binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Red-rumped Tinkerbird — Taxobox name = Red rumped Tinkerbird status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Piciformes familia = Ramphastidae genus = Pogoniulus species = P. atroflavus binomial = Pogoniulus atroflavus… …   Wikipedia

  • Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird — Taxobox name = Yellow rumped Tinkerbird status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Piciformes familia = Ramphastidae genus = Pogoniulus species = P. bilineatus binomial = Pogoniulus bilineatus… …   Wikipedia

  • Western Green-tinkerbird — Taxobox name = Western Green tinkerbird status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Piciformes familia = Ramphastidae genus = Pogoniulus species = P. coryphaeus binomial = Pogoniulus coryphaeus… …   Wikipedia

  • Moustached Green-tinkerbird — Taxobox name = Moustached Green tinkerbird status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Piciformes familia = Ramphastidae genus = Pogoniulus species = P. leucomystax binomial = Pogoniulus… …   Wikipedia

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