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Definition of the noun sandgrouse
What does sandgrouse mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: sandgrouse / sandgrouses (variant)
- pigeon-like bird of arid regions of the Old World having long pointed wings and tail and precocial downy young
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- alternative spelling: sand grouse
- more generic term: columbiform bird = a cosmopolitan order of land birds having small heads and short legs with four unwebbed toes
- more specific terms:
- member of: family Pteroclididae / Pteroclididae = sandgrouses
Alternative definition of the noun sandgrouse
- Any of several species of birds in the family Pteroclididae.
Sandgrouse is the journal of the Ornithological Society of the Middle East. It is named after a family of birds which are particularly characteristic of desert regions such as those found in the Middle East. The first ten issues were edited by Donald Parr. Numbers 11 to 12 and volumes 13 and 14 were edited by Duncan J. Brooks. Volumes 18-25 were edited by Guy Kirwan, and volume 26 jointly by Kirwan and Michael Blair. Mike Blair was then the editor until spring 2008. The current editor since volume 30 is Dr P. J. Cowan of the University of Nizwa in Oman.
- official website: www.osme.org
Phrases with Sandgrouse
- Crowned Sandgrouse
- Namaqua Sandgrouse
- painted sandgrouse
- Spotted Sandgrouse
- Tibetan Sandgrouse
- pallas's sandgrouse
- Burchell's Sandgrouse
- Madagascar Sandgrouse
- pin-tailed sandgrouse
- Black-Faced Sandgrouse
- Four-Banded Sandgrouse
- Black-Bellied Sandgrouse
- Double-Banded Sandgrouse
- Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse
- Yellow-Throated Sandgrouse
- Chestnut-Bellied Sandgrouse
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Sandgrouse
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The Sumerian Composition of Nanése and the Birds, with a Catalogue of Sumerian Bird Names by Niek Veldhuis
Sangrouses, however, are gregarious and vocal, so that the comparison with a silent lonely sandgrouse is a powerful one. In third millennium Sumerian the regular spelling is iri-gulmuˇsen (ED Birds and Ebla Vocabulary 1005:104 ...
The Birds of Turkey (2010)
by Guy Kirwan, Barbaros Demirci, Hilary Welch, Kerem Boyla, Metehan Ã?zen, Peter Castell, Tim Marlow
Black-bellied Sandgrouse is a partial migrant in many areas, moving to milder regions in winter, e.g. being absent from many parts of Inner Anatolia between late October and early March. It is still generally rather scarce in Aegean and parts of ...
The Book of Eggs (2014)
A Life-Size Guide to the Eggs of Six Hundred of the World's Bird Species by Mark E. Hauber
The Pallas's Sandgrouse is a typical inhabitant of vastdry grasslands, theAsian steppes.Yet in recent history, ina phenomenon called eruptive dispersaland breeding, ithasbeen known to reproduce sporadically as far west as the British.
by Susan Heinrichs Gray
A An elf owl The sandgrouse is a bird that lives in the Namib.
On the Basis of Webster's English Dictionary ... Also, a Supplement Containing an Extensive Collection of Words, Terms and Phrases in ... Literature, Science, and Art, Together with Numerous Obsolete, Obsolescent, and Scottish Words Not Included in Previous English Dictionaries by John Ogilvie
The pin-tailed sandgrouse is the Pterocles setarius, found abundantly on the arid plains of Persia. SAND'-HEAT, n. The heat of warm sand in chemical operations. SANDINESS, n. [from sandy.] The state of being sandy; as, the sandiness of a ...
The Imperial Dictionary (1861)
English, Technological, and Scientific by John Ogilvie
The pin-tailed sandgrouse is the Pterocles setarius, found abundantly on the arid plains of Persia. SAND'-HEAT, n. The heat of warm sand in chemical operations. SANDINESS, n. (from sandy.] The state of being sandy; as, the sandiness of a ...
The Birdwatcher's Dictionary (2010)
by Peter Weaver
arctiea Order PTEROCLIDIFORMES Family PTEROCLIDIDAE (sandgrouse) Pallas's Sandgrouse Syvrhaptes paradoxus Order COLUMBIFORMES Family COLUMBIDAE (doves) Rock Dove Columba livia Stock Dove C. oenas Woodpigeon ...
by Peter Haggett
Sandgrouse will fly up to 80 km (50 mi) each way every two or three days to reach a waterhole. Between the breast feathers and the skin of the male sandgrouse lies a mass of microscopic filaments, produced by the inner surfaces of the ...
Luo Biological Dictionary (1998)
by J. O. Kokwaro, Timothy Johns
Akuru, (Black-faced sandgrouse) Pterocles decoratus. The adult male is brown above and barred with black. The forehead, around base of bill and centre of throat are black, white band between forehead and striped crown of head. Black and ...
Manding-English Dictionary (2015)
Maninka, Bamana Vol. 1. by Vydrine, Valentin
Dicoma tomentosa plant /is given to babies to make them start walking earlier/ 3 sandgrouse Syn gwāragwará (b) 3.1 Pterocles quadricinctus, Eremialector quadricinctus four-banded sandgrouse /chest banded sandy grey and black, brown ...
by George Speirs Alexander Ranking
Sandgrouse, see Sand. Sandiuess, щ же!) retläpan. Sandpiper, Nutri, f. Sandwich, nig-ì» sanbîf, m. (E.) Sandy, Ãl-g-l) твид, (f.ï), (gritty) ы; 1ct-kim, (f-ï). ( colour) L_,Slá Щиты. Sane, (ВИНЫ здИти-Ь'ааб, did) _me gabilm-l-'aqL Sanity, «am U5 ...
Mongolian-English Dictionary (2013)
by Ferdinand D Lessing
Hazel, grouse, sandgrouse. køke --. Spruce grouse. TU, l.
by Dennis G. Fowler
sicinoono, the Sandgrouse Pycnonotus spp., simaampolyo, a kind of BulbuL Pycnonotus barbatus., inkwizi-kwizi, the Common Bulbul Rostratula benghalensis, kazimusya , the ...
Word Parts Dictionary (2000)
Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan
sandgrouse pterocl- (pteroclid) sandpiper charadr- ( charadrine); ...
by Jonathan Brindle
FourBanded Sandgrouse (Pterocles quadricinctus). pl. tsaparapiina. 1 tsara [ tsärå) v. to straddle, to sit with a leg on each side of something • báál sämäätsärå dáánáání. A man straddles a tree branch. °tsara (var of tsera) tsaratsara [ tsärätsärå) ...
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Burchell's (spotted) sandgrouse (Pterocles burchelli)
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- Synchronised sandgrouse
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- Flock of Sandgrouse
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- Doublebanded Sandgrouse
Early evening in Kruger National Park.
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- Sandgrouse Pair
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- Burchells Sandgrouse
Poor little guy was frozen to the spot.
Photo credit: MBoy68
- Namaque Sandgrouse (Pterocles namaqua)
Hobatere Lodge Kamanjab
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- Pallas's Sandgrouse
Flocks of these fly back and forth between watering and feeding areas.
Photo credit: Alastair Rae
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