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Definition of the noun leipoa
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noun - plural: leipoas
- Australian mound bird; incubates eggs naturally in sandy mounds
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- scientific name: Leipoa ocellata
- synonyms of leipoa: lowan / mallee fowl
- more generic terms: megapode / mound bird / mound builder / mound-bird / scrub fowl = large-footed short-winged birds of Australasia
- more specific term: mallee hen = adult female mallee fowl
- member of: genus Leipoa = mallee fowl
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Animate Creation (1886)
Popular Edition of "Our Living World" a Natural History by John George Wood
The Leipoa is an active bird, chiefly depending on its legs, like the pheasant, and never seeking to escape by flight unless absolutely driven to such a course. When startled, its usual plan is to take to its legs, and run off at full speed, threading ...
The Leipoa is a native of Western Australia. The ifcgapodiat, the Jungle-Fowl of the colonists, is a native of North Australia ; it has been mostly found about Port Esaington. This bird forms mounds, in which to deposit its eggs, of almost ...
Or, First Division of "The English Encyclopædia" by Charles Knight
The Leipoa is a native of Western Australia. The itegapodiw, the Jungle-Fowl of the colonists, is a native of North Australia ; it has been mostly found about Port Essington. This bird forms mounds, in which to deposit its egga, of almost ...
The English cyclopedia (1854)
geography/ by Charles Knight
The Leipoa is a native of Western Australia The Megapodius, the Jungle-Fowl of the colonists, is a native of North Australia ; it has been mostly found about Port Essington. This bird forms mounds, in which to deposit its eggs, of almost ...
The popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1875)
LEIPOA, a genuB of gallinaceous birds of the family Megapodidae, of which the only known species is the Leijioa ocdlata of the naturalists, the ngow-oo of the aboriginal Australian, and the native pheasant of the colonists. The bird is a native ...
constructa mounds of und, or earth, and leaves, in which to lay its Lcipoa (Leipoa occllata). rap. More than a dozen are often...
by David Mcfarland
Macropodidae 209 magpies, see Pica mallee fowl, see Leipoa ocellata Mallopliaga 153 manakins, see Pipridae mantids, see Parastagmatoptera unipunctata mantis praying, see Mantis religiosa and Hierodula ...
Encyclopedia of Deserts (2017)
by Michael A. Mares
MALLEEFOWL Large ground-dwelling bird (Leipoa ocellata) found in the semiarid mallee woodlands of southern Australia. The malleefowl is one of 12–19 species in six genera of the family Megapodiidae (order Galliformes).
by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine
the Mallee Fowl (Leipoa ocellata) inhabits dry areas in central, southern Australia. See illustration. The ancient Egyptians first built ovens to incubate fowl eggs artificially and we do this ...
by Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson
Leipoa ocellata rosinae Mathews, 1912 NCR; NRM MulgaParrotssp. Psephotus varius rosinae Mathews, 1912 NCR; NRM Sulphurcrested Cockatoo ssp.
by Random House
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by William A. Colledge, Nathan Haskell Dole, George Jotham Hagar
Leichhardt Leipoa lowing Leicester secretly married the widow of the Earl of Essex, a step never forgiven by Elizabeth. In 1588, on the threatened invasion of the Spanish Armada, Leicester was appointed Lieutenant-General of the kingdom, ...
by James A. Jobling
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by Random House, Stephen Elliott
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Three Volume Set by John A Matthews
Using population viability analysis to guide research and conservation actions for Australia's threatened malleefowl Leipoa ocellata.
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Malleefowl (Leipoa ocellata)
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