bobolink vs ricebird what difference

what is difference between bobolink and ricebird

English

Etymology

Imitative of its song. Compare Bob Lincoln.

Noun

bobolink (plural bobolinks)

  1. An American migratory songbird, Dolichonyx oryzivorus, resembling a blackbird with the bill of a finch.

Synonyms

  • Bob Lincoln, butterbird, ricebird, rice bunting

Translations

Further reading

  • bobolink on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Dolichonyx oryzivorus on Wikispecies.Wikispecies
  • Dolichonyx oryzivorus on Wikimedia Commons.Wikimedia Commons


English

Etymology

rice +‎ bird

Noun

ricebird (plural ricebirds)

  1. The Java sparrow (Padda oryzivora).
  2. The bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus).


Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social Share Buttons and Icons powered by Ultimatelysocial