racket-tail

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racket-tail

n
(Animals) any of several birds with a racket-shaped tail, such as certain hummingbirds and kingfishers
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For this year, the Green Racquet-tail (Prionitirus luconensis), an endangered parrot species making its last stand in the forests of Subic in Zambales and Morong town, Bataan, takes the spotlight in the 10th Philippine Bird Festival, as featured in its logo.
The other critically endangered species endemic in the Philippines are the Philippine cockatoo, Rufous-headed hornbill, Sulu hornbill, black-hooded coucal, Cebu flowerpecker, Negros bleeding-heart, Mindoro bleeding-heart, Sulu bleeding-heart, Isabela oriole, Blue-winged Racquet-tail, and the Negros fruit-dove.