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Leipoa

Definition of the noun leipoa

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noun - plural: leipoas

  1. Australian mound bird; incubates eggs naturally in sandy mounds

Phrases with Leipoa

  1. leipoa ocellata
  2. genus leipoa

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Google previewAnimate 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 ...

Google previewThe English Cyclopaedia: Geography (1866)

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 ...

Google previewGeography (1866)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewCHAMBERS'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA: A DICTIONARY OF UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE FOR THE PEOPLE (1878)

constructa mounds of und, or earth, and leaves, in which to lay its Lcipoa (Leipoa occllata). rap. More than a dozen are often...

Google previewA Dictionary of Animal Behaviour (2006)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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).

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

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 ...

Google previewThe Eponym Dictionary of Birds (2014)

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.

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

-oa, boa, Goa, koa, moa, Noah, proa, Shoah, stoa, zoa; aloha, anoa, balboa, feijoa, genoa, Genoa, hy- droa, jerboa, keitloa, koloa, leipoa, Samoa; Krakatoa, Metazoa, protozoa, Shenandoah, toheroa. -oader, coder, goader, loader, Oder, odor; ...

Google previewThe New standard encyclopedia (1907)

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, ...

Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

Leipoa Gr. leipo# ...

Google previewThe Random House Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1995)

by Random House, Stephen Elliott

punkt 6 achtet, becher, leipoa, seidel 7 kiaiter, vienel 8 dreiling 12 luttermassel of Belgium: 3 vat 4 aune, pied 5 carat 6 регата 8 bolsaeau of Bolivia : ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Change (2013)

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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