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Related to Orthotomus: Orthotomus sutorius
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Noun1.Orthotomus - tailorbirdsOrthotomus - tailorbirds        
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Sylviidae, Sylviidae - in some classifications considered a subfamily (Sylviinae) of the family Muscicapidae: Old World (true) warblers; American kinglets and gnatcatchers
Orthotomus sutorius, tailorbird - tropical Asian warbler that stitches leaves together to form and conceal its nest
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Described by an international team of researchers in the August Forktail, Orthotomus chaktomuk takes its name from a Khmer word meaning "four faces," a reference to the rivers that converge to form an "X" shape at Phnom Penh.
The discovery of the bird, also known as Orthotomus chaktomuk, was announced in a special online edition of the Oriental Bird Club's journal Forktail, the statement said.
In contrast, undergrowth insectivores such as Orthotomus atrogularis and Trichastoma rostratum were abundant in recently logged forest and rare in unlogged forest.