Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a white rump or white upper tail-coverts: specifying various birds.

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Examples

  • The intertidal mudflats and coastal lagoons are important staging sites for migratory shorebirds, including red knot Calidris canutus, white-rumped sandpiper C. fuscicollis and Hudsonian godwit Limosa haemastica.

    Península Valdés, Argentina

  • The white-rumped shama began singing again, its whistling warbling song, and this helped him change the subject.

    Beard

  • "It's a white-rumped shama thrush," Lionberg said.

    Beard

  • 'We discovered the nests on top of a hill where two other vulture species were also found, one of whichthe white-rumped vultureis also' Critically Endangered ',' said Song Chansocheat, manager of the Cambodia Vulture Conservation Project, a government project supported by WCS, BirdLife International, World Wildlife Fund, the Disney Wildlife Conservation Fund, and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • The Himalayan Times is saying that a group of about 40 white-rumped vultures has been discovered in Beli Patela forest at Dhangadhi of Kailali district, Nepal.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • I had never seen a white-rumped bumble bee in the States before.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Orangutans, pig-tailed macaques (Macaca nemestrina), and the white-rumped shama (Copyschus malabaricus), with its melodious calls, can be seen or heard during the early part of the day.

    Borneo lowland rain forests

  • In addition, the white-rumped kingfisher (Caridonax fulgidus) is the sole representative of an endemic monotypic genus.

    Lesser Sundas deciduous forests

  • Soon it was revealed in the presence of two species of birds, the Australian bee-eater (MEROPS ORNATUS) and the white-rumped wood-swallow (ARTAMUS LEUCOGASTA).

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • Shot one of the small grey, white-rumped water robins, which was examining a wall for insects, and fluttering about the holes in it.

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries

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