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flowerpecker

[flou-er-pek-er] /ˈflaʊ ərˌpɛk ər/
noun
1.
any of numerous small, arboreal, usually brightly colored oscine birds of the family Dicaeidae, of southeastern Asia and Australia.
Origin of flowerpecker
1880-1885
1880-85; flower + pecker
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  • I saw this flowerpecker once, in the moss forest above Tenom.

    Birds from North Borneo Max C. Thompson
  • I observed this flowerpecker once at Quoin Hill, in much-disturbed primary forest, but was unable to secure a specimen.

    Birds from North Borneo Max C. Thompson

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