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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.